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Employment Litigation Alert >> Employers Risk FMLA Claims For Terminating Employees Whose Unexplained Absences May Be Medically Related
On March 14, 2019, a federal court in Pennsylvania issued a noteworthy decision that should remind employers to ask if an employee's unexplained absences may be due to medical reasons.
United States
1 May 2019
Employers May Be Required To Accommodate Employees Who Request To Work Part Time Due To A Disability, Even If They Had Previously Worked In Full-Time Roles
Last month, the Sixth Circuit (which has jurisdiction over Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Kentucky) revived an employee's claim that the termination of her employment, due to her inability to return to her full-time job because of her post-partum depression and separation anxiety arising from leaving her baby at home, was a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
United States
10 Sep 2018
ADA Requires Online Businesses To Make Their Websites Usable By The Disabled
A hard-hitting ruling last month by a Brooklyn federal judge may expose not just the online retailers offering goods and/or services, but also the agencies retained by them to build and design...
United States
4 Oct 2017
Litigation Alert >> Aiding And Abetting Discrimination — Not Just For Employers And Supervisors Anymore
On May 31, 2017, the Second Circuit revived discrimination claims against two out-of-state...
United States
27 Jun 2017
2016 Mitigating Risk: Key Litigation Developments Employment >> Managing The Very Real Risks Of FLSA Class Action Lawsuits
Class action lawsuits by employees and independent contractors asserting claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) continue to plague employers — and show no sign of leveling off, let alone decreasing.
United States
12 Apr 2016
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