Employer Which Helps People With Disabilities Get Jobs Fires Employee With a Disability: And Other Sad Tales from The Workplace

They seem to be increasing rapidly and feeding my obsession to report them. Huh? That is, the EEOC’s seemingly insatiable targeting of health care providers for alleged violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”). [...]

Up In The Air—To Address Sexual Harassment, Follow Your Procedures

By: Amy Epstein Gluck So, I'm on a Southwest flight to New Orleans (woohoo!!) to hang out with my FisherBroyles partners for a few days. I am psyched! Being me, on the flight, I started chatting [...]

Claustrophobia As A Disability: When The Walls Start To Feel Like They’re Closing In

A Texas hair salon found out the hard way – in 2016 it had to pay $60,000 to settle an EEOC suit filed a while ago under the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”). For what? [...]

Sexual Harassment of Vulnerable Workers – Early 2019 Edition

The number of cases of workplace sexual harassment has not gown down despite the bright light shining on it; on the contrary, the number has gone way up. Sexual harassment is, of course, like sexual [...]

HR: Do Not Delay When Designating Leave Under the FMLA

By Amy Epstein Gluck As readers of this blog know, I don't wade into FMLA territory. I leave that for my employment law partner Eric Meyer or to FMLA guru, Jeff Nowak at FMLA Insights. However, a [...]

Job Applicants and the ADA

By Amy Epstein Gluck Does the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) apply to job applicants as well as employees? Yes, indeed! One employer, an international customer service support provider for electronic devices in Nashville, Tennessee, just [...]

“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”