“You Want More Time Off?” – Dealing with Employees’ Medical Leave Requests Under the FMLA and ADA
Employment Law Issues for Health Care Employers
OFCCPs New Veteran/Disability Regulations Are Now in Effect. Are You Ready?
Upcoming Affirmative Action Plan Requirements for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors
Navigating the New OFCCP Regulations on Affirmative Action Obligations: Make Sure Your Organization is Ready
Polsinelli Podcast - What Employers Need to Know About Obesity in the Workplace
Navigating an employee’s claim of stress-related disability continues to challenge employers. Recently, the California Court of Appeal provided helpful guidance for employers when an employee claimed to be unable to work...more
You know that under ERISA regulations a claimant has at least 180 days to appeal a benefit denial. ERISA plans set out contractual timelines for appeals.
But what happens when that 180 day period runs out on a weekend?...more
You already know that the primary responsibility for providing medical proof of disability undoubtedly rests with the claimant.
But does the plan administrator sometimes have an obligation to obtain medical records and...more
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has put employers on notice that they may need to accommodate employees with disabilities by allowing them to work remotely from home, forcing employers to reconsider whether a physical...more
This week, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals held oral argument concerning a petition for review of FCC rules regarding the use of phone call captioning technology designed for persons with hearing impairments. Petitioner...more
The interplay among state and federal employment leave requirements can be confusing and often becomes a trap for the unwary, as occurred in the recent case of Sanchez v. Swissport, Inc., No. B237761 (Cal. Ct. App. Feb. 21,...more
In This Issue:
-AC31211 - Aguinaldo v. Warner
-AC33771 - Thompson Gardens West Condominium Assn., Inc. v. Masto
-AC33850 - Unifund CCR Partners v. Schaeppi
-AC33400 - Samnard Associates, LLC...more
The Sixth Circuit has reversed the decision of a lower court and held that a deaf individual should be permitted to proceed to trial on his claim that a prospective employer discriminated against him on the basis of...more
Our previews of the new civil cases granted review at the end of the Illinois Supreme Court’s November term continue with Hooker v. Retirement Fund of the Firemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago,. Hooker poses the...more
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