Anne Yuengert

Anne Yuengert

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

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Jury Sides with FedEx in ADA Failure to Accommodate Case

For those of you who think the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) means you have to do whatever a disabled employee wants, I bring good news from of all sources, a jury in California. This case had it all—an employee...more

11/4/2015 - ADA Adverse Employment Action Disability Disability Discrimination FedEx Hiring & Firing Jury Verdicts Medical Leave Popular Reasonable Accommodation Unpaid Leave

Are We Being Punked? EEOC Files Disability Discrimination Claim Against Disability Services Provider

The EEOC has filed a lawsuit (EEOC v. ValleyLife, Civil Action No. 2:15-cv-00340-GMS) under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) against ValleyLife, a disability support services company in Arizona, claiming that...more

3/6/2015 - ADA Disability Discrimination EEOC Employer Liability Issues Enforcement Actions FMLA Hiring & Firing Reasonable Accommodation

More Focus on Employer Background Checks

The focus on employment background checks is not going away. A few weeks ago I wrote about Dollar General’s $4 million dollar settlement of a class action lawsuit based on alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act...more

11/21/2014 - Background Checks Employer Liability Issues FCRA Grocery Stores Hiring & Firing Job Applicants Publix Retailers

Can You Reject a Candidate That You Don’t Think Will “Fit In” with Your Team? Not If You Want Summary Judgment in the Second...

Just how specific do you need to be when explaining why you rejected a minority candidate multiple times for a job that did not even mean a pay raise? That is the question the United States Court of Appeals for the Second...more

10/31/2014 - Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues Hiring & Firing Job Applicants

Terminating an Employee on the Heels of an FMLA Request: A Court Offers Some Guidance on Doing It Legally

A problematic employee is teetering on the brink of termination and suddenly requests FMLA leave. Do you terminate him for cause or grant the FMLA leave and give him another chance to avoid the retaliation claim? What if he...more

1/30/2013 - FMLA Hiring & Firing Retaliation Termination

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