A federal jury ordered Walmart to pay the steep award to a long-time sales associate who claimed her firing violated the ADA, though the cap on punitive damages will significantly reduce the amount.
The EEOC has released updated guidance that clarifies that employers may require COVID-19 vaccination for on-site employees and offer incentives to encourage vaccination.
A new EEOC guidance states that employees who are using opioids, are addicted to opioids, or were addicted to them in the past may be entitled to reasonable accommodations under the ADA.
Employers may take steps to determine if employees entering the workplace have COVID-19 because an individual with the virus will pose a direct threat to the health of others, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said.
The EEOC published 10 new coronavirus-themed FAQs covering reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, harassment and return to work.
A pair of West Coast assisted living companies and their affiliates have agreed to pay $2 million to settle an EEOC lawsuit that claimed they failed to engage in an interactive process under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that under certain circumstances a demotion can qualify as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
A federal jury has awarded $5.2 million to a former Walmart employee with multiple disabilities for the company's refusal to restore a long-standing reasonable accommodation under the ADA.
News: HR guidance on handling employees with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Support on the many regulations of the ADA.
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