Does a food allergy constitute a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act?
A closely watched case that grappled with the issue of the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act to the Internet has settled.
United Airline workers who lose their jobs due to disability are entitled reassignment to vacant positions for which they are qualified, the 7th Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.
The wired world presents more options than ever for flexible work arrangements. Thanks to the march of mobile technology, attorneys and staff are able to take their offices on the go, working not just from the cubicle, but from the coffee shop, the beach or their own living rooms. But while technology redefines what’s meant by going to work, it can also create potential problems. Some important [...]
New accessibility compliance requirements for swimming pool lifts under the Americans with Disabilities Act have been delayed until Jan. 31, 2013, the Justice Department has announced.
The Obama administration is sidestepping an election-year confrontation with the hotel industry and other pool owners to give them more time to comply with access rules for the disabled.
The slow economy and competitive labor market may be contributing to the upswing in discrimination claims by pregnant women in the workplace, employment attorneys say.
The federal government is suing international trucking company Celadon, claiming it illegally forced job applicants to take medical examinations and didn't hire those it perceived as being disabled.
The vast majority of publicly accessible properties – including hotels, stores, banks, movies theaters, doctors’ offices and barber shops – will be affected by new accessibility rules under the Americans with Disabilities Act governing public accommodations.
During heated oral arguments in a case involving religious doctrines, government interests and claims of job discrimination, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court tried to carve out just how much constitutional leeway religious organizations have to fire employees without facing a job bias claim.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission didn’t stop to enjoy the last burst of summer, instead filing 15 discrimination suits over the last 10 days of August.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal agency that handles workplace issues has accused Milwaukee-based Rexnord Industries LLC of firing a woman who suffers from migraine headaches. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, it filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging discrimination on the basis of a disability. According to the EEOC, the woman gets migraines and […]
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