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Fifth Circuit Says Regular Attendance at Work is an Essential Function of Most Jobs

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: In a recent win for employers, the Fifth Circuit clarified that opened-ended or unlimited requests to work from home are unreasonable under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and may be rejected...more

Employment Law Navigator – Week in Review: May 2017 #4

by Zelle LLP on

Last week, a California Department of Transportation worker with severe allergies to scents and household chemicals won a $3.3 million jury verdict in a disability harassment lawsuit. The employee claimed that his...more

Employment Law - Nov 20, 2013

Third-Party Harassment Costs Employer $30,000 - Why it matters: Employers, take note: harassment in the workplace can be committed not just by supervisors and coworkers, but by third parties such as customers,...more

EEOC Sues Benny Boyd Car Dealership for Disability Discrimination and Harassment

General Manager with Multiple Sclerosis Denied Partnership and Harassed Because of his Disability, Forced to Resign from Dealership, Agency Charges - LUBBOCK - A Lubbock, Texas automobile dealership violated federal...more

EEOC Sues Cleaning Authority of Plainfield For Disability Harassment

Agency Says House Cleaning Company's President Mocked Stroke Victim's Gait, Also Made Unlawful Disability-Related Inquiry - CHICAGO - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit today...more

Kintetsu International Express to Pay $77,500 to Settle EEOC Disability Harassment, Retaliation Suit

Supervisor Constantly Degraded Tour Coordinator with Arthritis, Then Forced Her and Co-Worker Out for Reporting Harassment, Federal Agency Charged - HONOLULU, Hawaii - Kintetsu International Express (USA), Inc. - a...more

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