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FMLA and ADA Ruling a “Potential Game Changer”

  • By Rachel Overmier
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  • Oct 13, 2017

Summary: The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has just ruled that if a person has exhausted their paid leave and any Family Medical Leave granted that they cannot then extend the leave as a “reasonable accommodation” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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Topics: FMLA, ADAAA

ADA Failure to Accommodate Claim Overturned

  • By Rachel Overmier
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  • May 25, 2017

Summary: The Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has recently dismissed the claims of an individual who had filed an Americans with Disabilities (ADA) lawsuit against her employer, finding that the employee failed to fully engage in the interactive process with her employer.
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Topics: Schools, ADAAA

Americans with Disabilities Act - Technical Assistance Updates from the U.S. Department of Justice

  • By Poms Connects
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  • Dec 17, 2014

Summary: ADA-TA, a series of technical assistance (TA) updates from the Disability Rights Section of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, provides practical information on how to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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Topics: ADAAA