Employers must post a new EEO poster or amend their current poster by Nov. 21 to reflect additional protections from discrimination based on genetic information and the ADA Amendments Act, the EEOC announced recently.
Swine flu, or the H1N1 virus, is not likely to be considered a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act, according to the Congressional Research Service. But if it mutates into something more severe, it might be.
Congress and U. S. agencies are moving ahead with plans for new laws and regulations to provide employees additional protections in areas such as workplace safety, wage and hour practices, discrimination and union rights.
The refusal of United Parcel Service (UPS) to grant disabled employees an extension of a 12-month leave of absence as an accommodation for their disabilities is a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a lawsuit filed in U.
Individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome can be protected by the Americans With Disabilities Act, the 5th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. An employee provided enough evidence that her CFS substantially limited her in the major life activities of caring for herself, sleeping and thinking to warrant a jury trial.