The Americans with Disabilities Act is a United States federal statute enacted in 1990 to prevent discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment, public accomodation, transportation,... more +
The Americans with Disabilities Act is a United States federal statute enacted in 1990 to prevent discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment, public accomodation, transportation, communications and governmental activities. The Act defines a covered disability as those mental or physical impairments that substantially interfere with one or more major life activities. Five different federal agencies are responsible for enforcing the ADA: Department of Labor, Department of Justice, Federal Communications Commission, Department of Transportation and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer's recent decision to ban telecommuting has highlighted the issue of how employers of all sizes respond to technological changes that are redefining the workplace. ...more
No matter what your view on CEO Marissa Mayer's recent decision to revoke work-at-home privileges for Yahoo! employees, telecommuting is a reality for the contemporary workforce.
But it is not without legal risks. And you...more
Modern technology is challenging our conception of the traditional workplace, especially in the service and information sectors. Remote network connections, online videoconferencing, portable Web-enabled devices, and other...more
Hard-of-Hearing Employee Fired for Requesting Accommodations, Federal Agency Charged -
WILMINGTON, Del. - D.O.E. Technologies, Inc. and a related company, doeLegal, LLC will pay $130,000 and furnish other relief to...more
Employers are not mandated to allow their employees to telecommute, but they must as least consider the possibility for people with disabilities that prevent them from interacting in a standard workplace, according to a...more
As technology for the home office improves, more nonprofits and employees are taking advantage of the benefits of telecommuting. Laptops are lighter, faster, and more portable. Smartphones, iPads, and other e-readers...more
IN THIS SEMINAR:
- What is telecommuting?
- Benefits of telecommuting
- Policy and practice challenges raised by telecommuting
- Legal risks of...more
In this issue:
California Employer Allowed to Pursue Defamation Action Against Protesting Employees; Payroll Company Not an Employer Under the California Labor Code or FLSA; PAGA Claims On The Rise – Suitable Seating Just...more
If you skipped this morning’s commute and are reading this article in your jammies, you understand the benefits of telecommuting. You are not alone. Although fewer than two percent of working Americans are considered to be...more
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