The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) includes within its definition of “discriminate,” an employer’s failure to provide a reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability. But, is a failure to accommodate standing alone — absent an adverse employment action — enough to establish an ADA failure-to-accommodate claim?
New handling regulations for ERISA disability claims will go into effect on Apr. 1, 2018, the Department of Labor has announced. The agency confirmed that the regulations are final, without changes.
By John C. Garner, CEBS, CLU, CFCI, CMC Chief Compliance Officer Bolton & Co. DOL Issues Final Regulations on Disability Claim Procedures Long-anticipated Department of Labor (DOL) regulations affecting disability … Read More
By Robert K. Dawes, PsyD, Former Absence Medical Director, Aon Hewitt and Deborah Labonar, PhD, Senior Leader, Absence Analytics, Aon Hewitt The following points from a medical director’s perspective illustrate … Read More