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.
Using artificial intelligence and other software tools to make employment decisions may lead to disability discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to new guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
According to recent guidance from the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Civil Rights Division, employees with opioid use disorder are protected against discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) unless they are currently engaging in illegal drug use.
Yale University's wellness program violated both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) by forcing employees to either pay a fine to protect their civil rights or participate in the program against their will, a lawsuit alleged.
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.
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 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released a pair of proposed rules that would amend the incentives employers may offer to encourage participation in wellness programs that require disclosure of medical or genetic information without violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
Administering a federally authorized coronavirus vaccine is not a "medical examination" for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), according to new guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
News: HR guidance on disability discrimination and ensuring that employees and applicants with disabilities receive fair treatment.
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