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Tag Archives: “Reasonable Accommodation”

Disability Related Inquiries Should Be Reviewed for ADA and GINA Compliance In Light of EEOC Informal Letters

Posted in Disability, Workplace Policies

EEOC SealThe EEOC issued two informal discussion letters critiquing policies and forms used by unidentified public employers when making disability related inquiries of employees.  Although informal discussion letters are not “official” EEOC opinions, they provide guidance on an employer’s legal obligations.  …

Court of Appeal Rules: Absent Undue Hardship, Employers Must Accommodate Pregnancy Disabled Employees By Providing Additional Leave beyond the Four Months of Pregnancy Disability Leave

Posted in Discrimination, Employment

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This guest post was authored by Judith S. Islas

The Court of Appeal’s decision in Sanchez v. Swissport, Inc., is a case of widespread importance, impacting the rights of employees disabled by pregnancy and pregnancy related-conditions.  In this …