Resolved medical conditions and COVID-19 symptoms — aside from “Long COVID” — may not be considered “disabilities” under the ADA.
Articles Discussing the Interplay of the ADA and the FMLA.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently released informal guidance to address some issues arising under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that commonly challenge employers. Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) No. 2023-1 addresses points such as how
One of the best parts of my job is the chance to talk shop with other employment attorneys who, like me, work in the trenches with employers to help them comply with the FMLA and ADA.
So, when my friend Eric Meyer reached out to me to join him
There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape of the workplace. Whether for better or for worse may be subject to debate and personal opinion, but what is a fairly certain point is that the pandemic, now in its third year, has forced the United States workers and their employers to gradually become more and more aware of mental health in the workplace.
I am often asked to share my favorite resource materials and conferences involving the FMLA and ADA.
I recognize budgets are tight this year. So, if you have the ability to attend just one conference this year on the FMLA and ADA and if you’re looking for a free FMLA
he U.S. Department of Labor announced today that it will again issue opinion letters to assist employers and employees in interpreting laws like the FMLA and Fair Labor Standards Act. The DOL has even established a new webpage to submit requests for opinion letters and to review old opinion letters.
There is a hot debate brewing over the tantalizing question, “Does a request for FMLA leave also constitute a request for a reasonable accommodation under the ADA?” The worlds of FMLA and ADA clash!
Thanks to those who attended my webinar last week on FMLA and ADA Overlap Issues. If you missed the program, you can access the webinar here. Our PowerPoint from the webinar can be downloaded here (pdf).
Over the past several months, a number of employers have asked me when the Department of Labor would be issuing the Spanish version of its new DOL poster (which accounts for the new regulations issued earlier this year). The time has come – the poster is here.
Last week, my colleagues, Bill Pokorny and Josh Meeuwse, and I conducted a complimentary Webinar for our clients and friends of the firm regarding the ADA Amendments Act and its final regulations, which take effect May 24, 2011.