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On August 5, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) addressed some of these issues by issuing guidance on employers’ obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) related to opioid use among employees. The ADA protects employees from termination and other adverse actions based on qualifying disabilities, and it requires that employers provide […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The days of remote work and zoom meetings are still upon us. However, more and more of the country continues to reopen. As it does, our employees return to work beset by ailments we may have never known they had. In fact, “invisible disabilities” is the technical term used in the ADA […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors!    The days of remote work and zoom meetings are still upon us. However, more and more of the country continues to reopen. As it does, our employees return to work beset by ailments we may have never known they had. In fact, “invisible disabilities” is the technical term used in the […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Changing day by day are the rules employers have to abide by with Covid-19. Testing being mandatory has been talked about quite a bit as well, and now Amazon is in the spotlight on the subject after their annual shareholder meeting. Read on…   Article Via: techcrunch.com COVID-19 commanded an understandably outsized […]

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In Darby v. Childvine, a recent decision from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the Court considered whether a genetic mutation can constitute a “disability” as that term is defined under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). In that case, Darby was hired as an administrative assistant around August […]

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On November 12, 2019, a federal court in Boston ruled that searches of international traveler’s electronic devices by Immigration and Customers Enforcement (“ICE”) and Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”), at airports and other U.S. portions, performed without reasonable suspicion were unconstitutional. The ruling arose from a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, Electronic […]

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In October, the Supreme Court of the United States denied Domino’s Pizza’s petition for review of a circuit court decision pertaining to the Americans with Disabilities Act (“the ADA”) applicability to Domino’s website. Domino’s requested that the Supreme Court review the Ninth Circuit’s decision holding that Domino’s must make its website accessible to persons with […]

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This post is a little technical, so apologies in advance. In Texas Department of Transportation v. Lara (a decision delivered on May 9, 2019) Albert Lara, Jr., sued the Texas Department of Transportation for terminating his employment after he took extended leave to recover from surgery. After twenty years of employment with the Department, Lara […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Here are three things employers need to know when it comes to being compliant with ADA. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Check out these FAQs by a prominent employment law attorney. She is answering 10 common questions about the new overtime proposed rule. Read on… What if an exempt employee should be reclassified as non-exempt? How do I reduce the risks of doing so? You can reduce your risk by reclassifying in connection […]

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