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Reasonable Accommodations - Not Just for Essential Functions!
  • Shawe Rosenthal LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2018

A recent case highlighted a important point under the Americans with Disabilities Act that is often overlooked - reasonable accommodations are not

“Cooperative Dialogues” in New York City In Effect Now!
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

Important reminder that, effective today, October 15, 2018, under the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL), employers must engage in a “cooperative

Cooperating with New York City’s New “Cooperative Dialogue” Requirement
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

With the spotlight on the new laws combating sexual harassment in New York, employers may have missed a significant new modification to New York City

Can Employees Bring Emotional Support Animals Into the Workplace?
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2018

Recent news stories have highlighted situations where airline passengers and other users of public accommodations have insisted on bringing a

Another Court Decides That Extended Leave is Not a Reasonable Accommodation
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • October 4 2018

As employers struggle with managing how much, if any, leave is required as an accommodation under the ADA, we are beginning to get more direction from

Employer Not Required to Accommodate Employee's Inability to Wear Safety Shoes
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2018

In addition to OSHA rules, many safety-sensitive businesses use ANSI or other standards organizations’ guidelines to develop their safety programs

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

Reasonable Accommodations - When An Orange Juice Cost Dollar General More Than $1
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • August 30 2018

A recent Sixth Circuit decision reminds employers across the country that refusal to explore potential reasonable accommodations for employees with

Who Let the Dogs In? Legal Requirements for Service Animals in Businesses and the Workplace
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2018

As a proud "dog dad," I certainly appreciate our furry friends. However, service animals can cause problems in the workplace and leave businesses

Illinois Expands Workplace Protections for Breastfeeding Employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2018

Governor Bruce Rauner has signed into law a bill that expands protections for employees needing to express breast milk in the workplace. The law