RESULTS FOR POST TAG: Americans with Disabilities Act

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 […]

Apr. 29, 2015Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog

The language used by the Supreme Court majority opinion suggests to me…that the comparison employers must make to determine whether denial of an accommodation may violate the PDA — when the accommodation is the same — is whether the employee is pregnant or not, and nothing else.

Apr. 22, 2015Melissa A. Schilling, Iowa Employer Law Blog

Recent lawsuits against employers have left them wondering what exactly is a permissible wellness program in light of the ADA?

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