Roberta Fields

Roberta Fields

McAfee & Taft

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DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION: Court rules interactive process should have been triggered by a couple of stray comments

I miss my dog … or how to require your employer to let you bring your dog to work. Don’t laugh. A recent federal court decision from Hawaii seriously considered this issue. John Assaturian, a long-time Hertz employee...more

9/23/2014 - ADA Disability Disability Discrimination

Advances in technology require another look at telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals revived an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) suit brought on behalf of an ex-Ford Motor Company worker, showing that courts are warming to telecommuting as an ADA accommodation. As a...more

5/14/2014 - ADA EEOC Employee Benefits Employer Liability Issues Employer Mandates Ford Motor Reasonable Accommodation Telecommunications Telecommuting

Hidden costs of interns

Summertime at the workplace is usually marked by the arrival of eager students willing to work for free in exchange for valuable hands-on work experience and maybe future job references. The offer is enticing, but employers...more

6/27/2013 - DOL FLSA Minimum Wage Unpaid Interns Wages

McAfee & Taft EmployerLINC: Supreme Court declines opportunity to resolve split in the circuits over ADA job reassignment issue

The issue: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, can an employer force an employee with a disability to compete for an open position?...more

6/12/2013 - ADA Disability Disability Discrimination EEOC SCOTUS United Airlines

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