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Unsteady grounds - Labour Court doubles award in disability discrimination case
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • October 17 2018

Employers cannot be expected to hold positions open indefinitely for employees who are absent on extended sick leave. However, as confirmed in a


Legalized Pot - Some Workplace Questions
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • October 17 2018

Effective today, October 17, 2018, recreational cannabis use is legal across Canada. Canada joins Uruguay as the second country in the world to


State Court Asked to ‘Weigh In’ on Whether Obesity Constitutes an Impairment Under Anti-Discrimination Law
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2018

On Sept. 17, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals certified to the Washington Supreme Court the question of whether obesity qualifies as an


DOL Regulations on Association Health Plans: How Will They Affect the Health Insurance Marketplace?
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

Last year, the President issued an Executive Order directing the Secretary of the Department of Labor (DOL) to issue regulations to expand access to


Not enough to say no: What the changes in modern awards will mean for discussing and refusing flexible work requests
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • October 10 2018

The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission recently handed down a decision that will expand on an employer’s obligations when considering an


The EEOC Puts The Pedal To The Metal: FY 2018 Results Show Increase In Filings, With MeToo Lawsuits Adding Fuel To The Agenda
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2018

The uncertainty of a new administration’s impact on the EEOC that plagued FY 2017 is fading, but the results are not what some


ADA Considerations for Your Family Business
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2018

Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a topic of concern for all businesses. All too often, we assume the ADA only applies to


Website accessibility and the Americans with Disabilities Act: How OCR’s website technical assistance initiative can help public institutions ensure their online programs provide equal access
  • Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo
  • USA
  • September 18 2018

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) is a federal law that prohibits discrimination based on disability by local government agencies


NYC Commission on Human Rights Issues Guidance on Employers’ Obligations Under the City’s Disability Discrimination Laws
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 17 2018

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (“Commission”) recently issued a 146-page guide titled “Legal Enforcement Guidance on Discrimination on


Ninth Circuit Rules that Requiring Disabled Job Applicant to Pay for Post-Offer MRI Violates the ADA
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • September 12 2018

Consider this scenario: Your team previously interviewed a job applicant for an open position at your company. The applicant was intelligent