The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued final rules on employer wellness programs, which address employee protections under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
Responding to an all-time high rate of disability charges filed in fiscal year 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued a new publication reiterating an employer's obligation, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), to provide leave as a reasonable accommodation to employees with disabilities.
Transgender rights in the workplace garner national attention as the EEOC issues a Fact Sheet and the Department of Justice challenges North Carolina's enforcement of its Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act (House Bill 2).
The Supreme Court has ruled that a police officer demoted because his employer mistakenly believed he was campaigning for the mayor's political opponent may sue the City of Paterson, New Jersey for damages.
In Graziadio v. Culinary Inst. of America, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the economic realities test used to determine who is or is not an employer under the Family and Medical Leave Act.
San Francisco will become the first US city to require employers to offer six weeks of fully paid parental leave to new parents. This groundbreaking ordinance will apply to same-sex and opposite-sex couples.
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