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Fully Healed Policies: Court Ruling Highlights New Danger for HR
It is not uncommon for employers to have some type of company-wide policy requiring all employees on leave to get a doctor's certification that they are clear to come back to work. But as a recent case shows, if that policy is fairly rigid, it might have serious repercussions.more
Tricky Human Resources Situations
With the multitude of issues human resources professionals face, it can be difficult to know under which circumstances legal assistance is necessary. Because, when it comes down to it, there is no instruction manual.more
ADA Dilemma: Did Over-Accommodating Disabled Worker Leave Company Trapped?
Say a well-meaning manager wants to do the right thing for a disabled worker and winds up offering an accommodation that goes above and beyond what is required under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Then, when management changes, a different manager decides the arrangement is no longer feasible. Is the company bound by law to continue providing that accommodation?more
A Five-Part Checklist that Works for Any ADA Accommodation Request
From extended leave to drug-usage during work hours, there are plenty of reasonable accommodations employers may be required to make under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).more
Game-Changing Ruling on Marijuana Has Major Implications for HR Professionals Everywhere
A recent landmark court ruling shows just how tricky it can be for human resource professionals when state and federal marijuana laws collide.more
National Origin, Religious Bias Cases Remain High on EEOC Agenda
National origin and religion are highly sensitive topics in American culture and politics these days — and the workplace is no exception. Check out these two recent cases from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).more
ADA Ruling: Extreme Cost Not Enough to Label Accommodation an 'Undue Hardship'
Here is painful proof that courts do not want to hear that you used cost as the determining factor to deny a disabled employee an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).more