Friday, January 21, 2022

Legal Column

The ADA and reasonable accommodation issues regarding service animals

A recent jury award in Arkansas is a timely reminder to employers of their legal requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act...

Long-COVID may constitute a disability

On July 26, 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) and the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued...

The use of pronouns: not as simple as we once thought

The societal debate over what the term “sex” means regarding an individual’s gender continues to draw battle lines and create confusion in...

An ADA cautionary tale

In June of this year, the jury awarded a former employee $450,000 based on the employer’s violations of the...

NLRB General Counsel memo signals broader enforcement

In one of his first moves, President Joe Biden fired then General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board...

Sorting out the recent COVID-19 guidance – issues and options for employers

As of June 1, 2021, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), less than 50%...