Don’t Forget About “Regarded as Disabled” when doing your ADA Analysis

A lawsuit just filed by the EEOC demonstrates the importance of remembering that just because an individual does not have an impairment that limits a major life activity does not mean that they cannot establish a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In order to establish a claim under the ADA, a plaintiff … Continue reading Don’t Forget About “Regarded as Disabled” when doing your ADA Analysis

Is Body Odor Covered Under the ADA?

First off, the credits.  This one comes directly from Jon Hyman's Ohio Employer's Law Blog, from which I have learned a lot about Ohio employment law.  It’s a great resource and you should check it out.  And no, the name of this blog is NOT meant to confuse the two.  All of the other good titles … Continue reading Is Body Odor Covered Under the ADA?

Two Recent Examples Of Why You Need To Consider The ADA & FMLA

Two recent cases serve as a reminder of why those in the workers’ compensation profession need to be mindful of both the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). In Zuber v Boscov’s, decided September 11, 2017, http://bit.ly/2AySIuH, the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals allowed an FMLA … Continue reading Two Recent Examples Of Why You Need To Consider The ADA & FMLA