Labor & Employment E-Note - May 2014


In This Issue:

- Disability Policies and Forms May Violate ADA, EEOC Says

- Court Draws the Line Between Attendance and Physical Presence

- Using Medical Condition in Hiring Has ADA Implications, EEOC Says

- eBay to Pay $3.75M to Settle Federal No-Poaching Antitrust Case

- EBSA Says Employers Still Need to Send Out COBRA Notices

- Congress to Examine NLRB's Decision on College Football Unionization

- Despite Skills Gap, Few Companies Interested in Apprenticeships

- Excerpt from Disability Policies and Forms May Violate ADA, EEOC Says:

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released an informal discussion letter that may prompt some employers to reexamine their own policies and forms related to reasonable accommodation requests to ensure the documents comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The EEOC explains why particular statements and questions in the sample disability accommodation policy and related forms may violate the ADAAA.

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