Articles Tagged with ''Americans with Disabilities Act''

Obesity as a Disability: Complying with the Latest in ADA Rulings

Employers Need to Understand How the ADA Affects Their Workplace
By Richard D. Alaniz
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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and now some courts are considering obesity a disability, and employees who are severely overweight may qualify for protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


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When Workers’ Comp, ADA, and FMLA Intersect, the Complexity Increases

Employers Should Brace for Three Times the Headache
By Richard D. Alaniz
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Taken separately, workers’ compensation laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) represent complicated laws that are often difficult to figure out. When workers must be absent from the workplace under two or three of these laws, the situation becomes even more complex.


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Workplace Safety, Disabled Employees, and the ADA

How Employers Can Strike the Right Balance
By Richard D. Alaniz
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In order to ensure a safe workplace while fully complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers need to understand their rights and responsibilities, as well as the rights of job applicants and employees.


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EEOC, Courts Begin to Weigh in on Amended ADA Standards

By Richard D. Alaniz
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Striking the balance between the need to hire qualified employees and the need to avoid disability discrimination claims has become even more challenging since changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) went into effect in 2009.


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Diabetes, Epilepsy, and the ADA: Finding the Right Balance in the Workplace

By Richard D. Alaniz
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Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has always required employers to walk a fine line. The guidelines aren’t always clear, every disability and particular situation involve a unique set of factors, and the laws are constantly developing. Many are still trying to sort out the implications of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA).
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