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Top 3 Notable ADA Cases in 2017, So Far

Top 3 Notable ADA Cases in 2017, So Far

Only three months in to the new year and we have already witnessed a handful of cases where an employee has asserted discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Two of these cases focus heavily on an employee’s essential job functions and whether...
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...
The EEOC Speaks to Doctors

The EEOC Speaks to Doctors

This week the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a publication addressing the mental health provider’s role in a person’s request for an ADA workplace accommodation. It’s not typical for the EEOC, the agency that enforces the Americans with...