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Flaster Greenberg PC

Financial Support for an Adult Disabled Child

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Even with child support payments from the non-custodial parent, raising a special needs child on a single parent’s income can be very challenging. N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.67, a relatively new New Jersey emancipation law, requires...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Kessinger Hunter Management to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Company Refused Employee's Request for One-Week Extension of Medical Leave to Recuperate From Surgery, Federal Agency Charged - ST. LOUIS - Kessinger Hunter Management, Inc. (KHMI), a national commercial property...more

Faegre Baker Daniels

U.K. Employment Law Update: Notice of Termination, Disability Discrimination and Summary Dismissals

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When Is Notice of Termination Effective? In Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood [2018] UKSC 22, the U.K. Supreme Court upheld last year’s Court of Appeal decision, reported by us here, that where an...more

Robinson+Cole ERISA Claim Defense Blog

New Case Gives Guidance on Video Surveillance in Disability Cases

Video surveillance can be an extremely effective tool in making disability benefits determinations. Historically, courts have cautioned that the weight given to surveillance in these cases depends both on the amount and...more

Harris Beach PLLC

New York State Education Department Releases Guidance on Law Related to Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia

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The New York State Education Department (NYSED) recently released guidance related to students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. As we informed you through a Legal Alert issued in September 2017, the Commissioner...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC and Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc. Enter into Agreement to Improve Disability Leave Practices

Agency Commends Employer for Collaborative Efforts to Improve Policies and Practices for Accommodation of Employees With Disabilities - DENVER - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) and...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC and Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad Conciliate Disability Discrimination Charge

Heritage Railroad Failed to Adequately Assess Accommodation for Applicant, Federal Agency Charged - DENVER - Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (C&TS) has agreed to conciliate a disability discrimination charge with the...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Home Depot to Pay $100,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Home Improvement Retailer Fired Employee Who Required Disability-Related Emergency Break, Federal Agency Charged - CHICAGO -- Home Depot, the large national home improvement retailer, has agreed to pay a former employee...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC Sues Grand Hyatt For Disability Discrimination

Hotel Denied Accommodations, Including the Use of a Chair, to a Front Desk Agent with a Chronic Back Impairment, Federal Agency Charges - NEW YORK - Grand Hyatt New York, Inc., which operates a large hotel in New York...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Custom Fabrication & Engineering Sued by EEOC For Disability Discrimination And Retaliation

Company Refused to Return Employee to Work After Stroke Because It Regarded Him as Disabled and Fired Him for Filing a Charge, Federal Agency Charges - LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Custom Fabrication & Engineering, doing business...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

5 takeaways from the employee ERISA win in McMillan

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In an ERISA decision issued August 13, 2018, the Tenth Circuit was critical of almost every step in AT&T’s process for denying disability benefits to its employee. The decision in McMillan v. AT&T Umbrella Benefit Plan...more

FordHarrison

Does Your Business Comply with the ADA's Accessibility Requirements?

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Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires businesses that provide goods and services to the public to remove architectural barriers and ensure their facilities are accessible to individuals with...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Some Further Thoughts On Fair Housing Act Medical Verifications

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I have had a handful of reasonable accommodation requests come across my desk over the last month with the same issue: when the leasing office gets a medical verification, the health care provider identifies that the resident...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

“I Got the Juice” – Sixth Circuit Affirms Verdict in Favor of Diabetic Employee Alleging ADA Discrimination

Engaging in the ADA interactive process is likely the most significant aspect of managing employees with disabilities. Failing to do so can truly make or break an employer’s ability to protect itself from disability...more

Verrill Dana LLP

New Disability Claims Procedures Affect Retirement Plans and Deferred Compensation Plans Too

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Much has been written about the Department of Labor’s final rule regarding disability benefit claims procedures (the “Final Rule”), which took effect on April 2, 2018. And by now, most employers – and all disability insurance...more

McAfee & Taft

The dangers of ‘100% healed’ and ‘no restrictions’ policies

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires employers to provide a reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with a disability, unless doing so would trigger significant operational difficulties and/or expenses...more

Proskauer - Government Contractor Compliance...

Breaking News From The ILG Conference: OFCCP To Bring Back Focused Section 503 Reviews

On August 2, 2018, during an impassioned speech at the National Industry Liaison Group’s annual conference in Anaheim, California, OFCCP Acting Director Craig Leen announced that the agency will bring back “focused reviews”...more

Littler

Littler Global Guide - Central America - Q2 2018

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Costa Rica: New Bill Proposes Paternity Leave - Proposed Bill or Initiative - In June 2018, the Legislative Chamber introduced a bill to establish paternity leave. Under this proposal, male employees would be entitled...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC Sues Remedy Intelligent Staffing and Lornamead Inc. For Disability Discrimination

Staffing Agency and Manufacturer Denied Accommodations to Long-Term Temporary Worker with Kidney Condition, then Fired Him, Federal Agency Charges - BUFFALO, NY - Remedy Intelligent Staffing, LLC (Remedy), a...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

You Can’t Always Get What You Want: Employers Don’t Have To Provide An Accommodation Requested By An Employee If There Are Other...

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A recent Third Circuit case, Sessoms v. Trs. Of the Univ. of Pa., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 16611 (3rd Cir. June 20, 2018), serves as a reminder that while the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) requires employers to provide...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Some Thoughts On Financial Accommodations Designed As Reasonable Accommodations

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Three properties I represent (two on the west coast and one on the east coast) are currently involved with residents who separately have submitted reasonable accommodation requests to their respective leasing offices. All...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Signature Industrial to Pay $135,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Petro-Chemical Contractor Fired Brothers Because of Their Blood Disorder, Federal Agency Charged - HOUSTON - A Beaumont manufacturing company has agreed to pay $135,000 and to provide other significant relief to settle a...more

McAfee & Taft

An employer’s duty to initiate the ‘interactive process’ without a request for accommodation from the employee

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the safety of the...more

Littler

Littler Global Guide - United Kingdom - Q2 2018

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Data Protection Act 2018 Enacted - New Legislation Enacted - Effective May 25, 2018, the UK Data Protection Act transposes the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into UK law, thereby replacing the Data...more

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Is a Reduced Work Schedule for a Full-Time Employee a Reasonable Accommodation?

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The recent Sixth Circuit opinion in Hostettler v. The College of Wooster, No. 17-3406 (6th Cir. July 17, 2018), is a cautionary tale for employers faced with a full-time employee seeking a modified work schedule as an...more

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