Lisa McGarrity

Lisa McGarrity

Franczek Radelet P.C.

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“Sugar Bear” Unleashed: Employee with Emotional Disabilities May Be Entitled to Bring Comfort Animal to Work

A federal district court in Hawaii has ruled that the branch manager of a rental car company may have been discriminated against on the basis of his depression and adjustment disorder disabilities when he was terminated for...more

9/22/2014 - Assistive Animals Corporate Counsel Disability Reasonable Accommodation

NLRB Rules That Scholarship Football Players At Northwestern University Are “Employees” Under The National Labor Relations Act...

Earlier this week, NLRB Regional Director for Region 13, Peter Sung Ohr, issued a highly publicized decision and ruled that grant-in-aid scholarship football players at Northwestern University are “employees” under the...more

3/28/2014 - College Athletes NLRB Unions

Impact On Employers And Schools Of Illinois Supreme Court’s Rejection Of Eavesdropping Law

Employers, schools, and other entities have long relied on the Illinois Eavesdropping Act to prohibit individuals from recording conversations, meetings, classes, and other activities without the consent of all participants....more

3/27/2014 - Audio Recording Eavesdropping Right to Privacy Surveillance

Supervisor’s Failure To Engage In Interactive Process With Disabled Employee May Convert Employee’s Resignation Into Constructive...

In a case recently decided under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)—Suvada v. Gordon Flesch Company, Inc.—a federal district court in Chicago allowed a production clerk’s claim for constructive discharge against her...more

10/2/2013 - ADA Cancer Constructive Discharge Disability Discrimination Discrimination Hiring & Firing Interactive Process Reasonable Accommodation Supervisors

Timely Arrival At Work Not Always An Essential Job Function

In a case involving a schizophrenic employee whose medication caused him to feel drowsy and sluggish in the morning, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that on-time arrival at work is not always an essential job...more

3/12/2013 - Disability Discrimination Discrimination Essential Functions Punctuality Reasonable Accommodation

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