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...

ADA Leave Isn’t Always the Answer

We know that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can be tricky to navigate for employers. And as the recent court case of Dawson v. Akal Security, Inc., shows, it’s easy to make missteps that result in denying an employee’s right to the interactive...