Convenience store chain Circle K will pay $8 million to resolve allegations that it denied reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees and employees with disabilities as the result of a nationwide settlement with the EEOC.
While the case arose out of a prison discrimination lawsuit, the court's in-depth analysis of the ADA has clear implications for employers and is a big win for transgender individuals.
To ensure that workplace COVID testing does not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers must consider the level of community transmission, the vaccination status of employees and other factors.
An employee who experiences ongoing symptoms attributable to COVID-19 such as headaches, dizziness and brain fog may have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said.
The EEOC claims that an employer discriminated by firing an employee with a disability for requesting a remote work arrangement in a lawsuit that is likely only the opening salvo on this issue.
People who continue to experience COVID symptoms months after first being infected may qualify as disabled under the ADA, according to new guidance from the Biden administration.
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.
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