November 2022 E-Update

Click here to view entire E-Update as a PDF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS What Employers Need to Know About the New “Speak Out Act’s” Prohibitions on Nondisclosure and Nondisparagement Provisions Congress has passed and President Biden is expected to sign the “Speak Out Act” into law, thereby prohibiting nondisclosure and nondisparagement provisions […]

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When Is the Accommodation Duty Triggered?

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit addressed this question under the Rehabilitation Act (which applies to federal agencies, contractors and subcontractors, but applies the same standards of analysis as the Americans with Disabilities Act), stating, “The type and extent of information that an employee must provide will […]

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When Transfer Is Not Required Under the ADA

Transfers to another job position may be a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, but a transfer is not required under all circumstances, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently explained. As employers likely know, the ADA protects individuals with disabilities who are qualified […]

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FMLA Notice Requirements for Employees

Employers may require employees to comply with both the Family and Medical Leave Act’s regulatory notice requirements and the company’s policy notice requirements, and a recent case from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit provides guidance on both. In Render v. FCA US, LLC, the employee sued […]

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Federal Agencies Partner on New Anti-Discrimination Resources for Veterans

In connection with Veterans’ Day, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and Veteran’s Employment and Training Service (VETS), and the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division have issued an omnibus resource, “Protections Against Employment Discrimination for Service Members […]

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