panic attacks as a disability

The EEOC continues to tout its targeting of health care and medical providers under the  Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”).  The “low hanging fruit” today – an optical store in Michigan which agreed to settle a lawsuit for $53,000 and other relief.

The claim?   It denied a request made by an optician with

Today we discuss an interesting case from the federal appeals court in Philadelphia which discusses what efforts an employer must make, if any, to provide an accommodation which the employee likes.

A city laboratory employee  – an analytical chemist – worked with solvents and developed health problems as a result of a chemical she was