Morbid Obesity and the ADA

Morbid Obesity and the ADA

Those of you who have attended Reed Group’s prior Quarterly Compliance Webinars may recall a previous discussion of whether or not morbid obesity is considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Today, we consider a case where a federal...
Internationally Based Employees and FMLA Eligibility

Internationally Based Employees and FMLA Eligibility

You may have found yourself wondering how to manage an employee’s Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) eligibility when he or she has previously worked outside of the United States. Do the hours the employee worked internationally count toward eligibility? The simple...

When It Takes Two (Doctor’s Visits, That Is)

Our fellow FMLA friend and leave of absence blogger, Jeff Nowak, recently published an article on whether an employer can deny Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave for a chronic condition when an employee has not attended two doctor’s visits in a year. Days...