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EEOC Commissioners Answer HR's COVID-19-Related Questions

EEOC Commissioners Answer HR's COVID-19-Related Questions

EEOC Chair Charlotte Burrows and Commissioner Keith Sonderling joined Emily Dickens, chief of staff, head of government affairs and corporate secretary for the Society…This post was originally published on this site

Employee Who Rejected Accommodations Loses ADA Claims

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Employee Who Rejected Accommodations Loses ADA Claims

A Microsoft employee who received performance complaints that he ascribed to autism spectrum disorder and who later rejected the company’s proposed accommodations could not establish an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claim, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.This post was originally published on this site

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5 Quick Tips for FMLA Compliance

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5 Quick Tips for FMLA Compliance

HR professionals who manage family and medical leave know that leave laws are complex, which makes compliance difficult—so having sound policies and practices is…This post was originally published on this site

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4th Circuit: ADA Does Not Require Employer to Create Part-Time Position

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4th Circuit: ADA Does Not Require Employer to Create Part-Time Position

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of an employee’s failure-to-accommodate claim against her employer for refusing to split a full-time position into two part-time positions.This post was originally published on this site

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Inability to Attend Work on Regular Basis Dooms Claims

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Inability to Attend Work on Regular Basis Dooms Claims

An office assistant’s inability to perform the essential functions of her position because she could not come to work on a regular-and-reliable basis could not be resolved through a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act. This post was originally published on this site

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