ADA Amendments Act

On November 1, 2012 we reported that “A strategic enforcement plan (“SEP”) has been drafted by the EEOC which currently has three guiding principles: (1) targeted enforcement; (2) an integrated
Continue Reading Pregnancy and ADA Discrimination Topped EEOC Litigation Targets Last Year

Law360 published an interview yesterday with the EEOC’s General Counsel David Lopez in which he candidly predicted the areas of the anti-discrimination laws in which the EEOC will be filing
Continue Reading New EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Case Gives Life To It’s General Counsel’s Warning To Employers

The human body is a frail vessel, prone to defects, injuries, and limitations.  Nonetheless, employers must negotiate the thicket of illnesses, injuries, and all manner of medical conditions which their
Continue Reading Back From Painful Ear Surgery, Receptionist Who Asked To Use A Phone Handset Placed On Her Temple Is Fired

The EEOC announced today the settlement for $92,500 of a disability discrimination lawsuit against University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc.

The complaint claimed that an employee with Crohn’s disease whose

Continue Reading EEOC Settles Case of Employee With Crohn’s Disease Fired For Asking For An Additional Day Of Medical Leave