RESULTS FOR POST TAG: Americans with Disabilities Act

Mar. 28, 2016Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog

Pain and suffering awards often make up the lion’s share of judgments in employment lawsuits in Iowa.

Dec. 11, 2015Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog

It comes as no surprise, then, that the focus of Sarkisian’s litigation is the claim that at the time he worked for USC he was a “person with a disability” in that he suffered from alcoholism, and that alcoholism limited one or more of his major life activities.

Jun. 15, 2015Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog

A $275,000 settlement of an FMLA claim based on a failure to provide individualized notices, even though the leave was provided, seems a bit much.

Jun. 4, 2015Bryan P. O'Neill, Iowa Employer Law Blog

One take away for employers is that even seemingly neutral policies cannot be blindly applied.

May. 1, 2015Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
work in progress

Discussed in an earlier blog post were the obligations of employers to accommodate work restrictions of pregnant employees created by the Supreme Court in its decision in Young v. UPS. This post will discuss some of the broader questions that may stem from the newly announced standards. Impact on state workers’ compensation laws/Temporary Partial Disability […]

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