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Ninth and Eleventh Circuits: Reporting To Work Impaired, Failing Drug Test, And Failing To Request Accommodation Doom Employees’ ADA Discrimination Lawsuits
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 14 2019

As most readers of this blog are aware, the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and analogous state laws prohibit employers from discriminating

Top Five Employment Law Issues for 2018
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 10 2019

Looking back on 2018, we saw many interesting developments across many areas of employment law. A major talking point amongst employers was the

Supreme Court gives guidance on 'unfavourable' treatment in relation to disability discrimination
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 8 2019

Mr Williams was employed by Swansea University from June 2000 until he retired for ill-health reasons aged 38 in June 2013

Changing Tides in Parental Leave Policies: Maintaining a Lawful Policy in Light of Recent EEOC Scrutiny
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • January 3 2019

Over the past five years, parental leave policies have become increasingly commonplace among employers. Such policies are important tools for

Employment Law Update - Disability discrimination: long-term disability benefits
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2018

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled on whether an individual was fairly dismissed while entitled to long-term disability benefits. Awan v

Implied term not to dismiss for incapacity if it would stop employee's entitlement to payments from long-term disability plan
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2018

Some employers provide long-term sickness or incapacity benefits to their employees such as permanent health insurance (PHI) although employers may

Animal Accommodations Under Title I of the ADA
  • Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2018

While Title III of the ADA requires service animals to be permitted in areas of public access, Title I, which pertains to employment, only requires

Implied term prevented employer dismissing employee on long-term disability benefits
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 6 2018

In Awan v ICTS UK Ltd (UKEAT008718), the Employment Appeal Tribunal had to decide whether dismissing a disabled employee who was on long-term

Employment Law Monthly Update - December 2018
  • Herrington Carmichael LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2018

Dismissing individuals with long term disability benefits In the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case of Awan v ICTS, the EAT considered

Employers, Do You Have “Meaningful Measures” In Place to Combat Disability Discrimination? ADA
  • FisherBroyles LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2018

Yesterday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency that enforces the federal anti-discrimination laws including the