Tag Archives: Americans with Disabilities Act

The Moral of the Story: Playing Doctor is not a Human Resources’ Function

When an employee presents with an illness or injury and seeks leave or an accommodation, there is an unfortunate temptation for the manager or human resources professional to assume the guise of a medical practitioner and diagnose the legitimacy of … Continue reading

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In connection with the White House’s United State of Women Summit, EEOC Issues Resource Documents on Equal Pay, Pregnancy Bias

On June 14, 2016, the inaugural United State of Women Summit (the “Summit”) convened by the White House was held in Washington, DC.  More than 5,000 women, including experts and leaders who work both domestically and internationally, gathered for the … Continue reading

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EEOC Issues Guidance Document Regarding Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has issued a new resource document, entitled Employer-Provided Leave and the Americans with Disabilities Act (the “Resource Document”).  The Resource Document outlines the EEOC’s position on several important topics related to leave as … Continue reading

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