Court Finds Triable Issues in ADA Failure to Accommodate Case

When we conduct training for employers on the topic of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, they are often surprised to hear that hiring an interpreter or driver to enable a disabled employee...

Reduction in Shifts Leads to Pregnancy Discrimination

As a result of removing a pregnant employee from its automatic computer scheduling, Bob Evans Farms engaged in discrimination in violation of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) according to the U.S. District Court for the...

Addressing Workplace Sexual Harassment – Avoid Becoming the Next Headline

Recent public scandals involving high-profile men and sexual harassment reached new heights when Hollywood’s Harvey Weinstein was accused by numerous women of conduct ranging from inappropriate to harassment to sexual assault. The weeks that followed...

EEOC Settles Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Over “100% Return to Work” Leave Policy

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently filed a lawsuit against American Airlines and Envoy Air, its largest regional affiliate, alleging that the airlines had engaged in discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities...