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  • EEOC Explains ADA Rights Available to Employees With Mental Health Conditions

    Date:
    December 21, 2016

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has published a document explaining the workplace rights and protections under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) that are available to employees and job applicants who have mental health conditions.

  • New EEOC Publication Clarifies Disability Accommodation Requirements

    Date:
    May 13, 2016

    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.

  • Wellness Program LawfuI Under ADA's 'Safe Harbor,' Federal Court Rules

    Date:
    January 6, 2016

    The US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin has ruled that wellness programs that are part of an insurance benefit plan may fall under the "safe harbor" exception to the Americans with Disabilities Act's (ADA) general prohibition that a covered employer require a medical examination, unless the examination is job-related and consistent with business necessity.

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News: HR guidance on handling employees with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Support on the many regulations of the ADA.