All Items: Reasonable Accommodation

  • UPS to Pay $2 Million to Settle Nationwide ADA Discrimination Lawsuit

    Date:
    August 17, 2017

    UPS has agreed to pay $2 million to settle an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission nationwide disability discrimination lawsuit alleging the company's inflexible leave policy violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • Massachusetts Passes Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

    Date:
    August 2, 2017

    Massachusetts employers will soon have additional compliance requirements under the state Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which addresses workplace pregnancy-related accommodations.

  • 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.

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