Compliance Memos: January 2019

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“Failure-to-Accommodate” Claims Hit Significant Barrier In Exby-Stolley v. Bd. of County Commissioners, the plaintiff resigned due to her belief that the employer intended to terminate her, since it rejected the … Read More

Another Court Decides That Extended Leave is Not Reasonable

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In Easter v. Arkansas Children’s Hospital, an employee was unable to work after exhausting her FMLA leave but she had an appointment to be evaluated by a specialist less than a month later. The employer denied the additional leave and terminated her employment. The Court held there was no violation of the ADA.

The CEO’s Desk: The ADA Revisited

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By Terri Rhodes, MBA, CPDM, CCMP CEO DMEC Do you find the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) constantly climbing higher on your “to do yesterday” list? You are not alone. … Read More

RTW Case Study: Accommodating Fragrance Sensitivities

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Workplace Fragrance Sensitivities: Accommodations Help Productivity, Employee Well-Being By Todd Meier, MEd, CRC Workplace Possibilities Program Coordinator Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) It’s difficult to watch a dedicated employee struggle … Read More