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Driving Blindfolded: EEOC Withdraws Guidance On Wellness Programs
Seyfarth Synopsis: Effective January 1, 2019, the EEOC withdrew its prior guidance on the level of incentives employers may offer their employees ...
United States
18 Feb 2019
Once Is Enough: Eleventh Circuit Allows Racial Harassment Claim Against Health Care Provider To Proceed—And Takeaways For Employers
In a recent decision, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that the use of the N-Word in the workplace one time is sufficient to trigger a hostile work environment.
United States
19 Oct 2018
Having Your Cake And Eating It Too: Sixth Circuit Rules That Employees Need Not Return Severance Pay Before Suing
In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that former employees need not return severance pay before filing a lawsuit against an employer, when the employee alleges...
United States
4 Oct 2018
Recent Decision Re-Enforces The Legal Framework For Sexual Harassment Claims
In recent months, sexual harassment has seized national headlines and raised significant questions about company policies, procedures, and culture.
United States
26 Apr 2018
Rock And A [Softer] Hard Place: Seventh Circuit Eases The Burden For Accommodating Employees With Mental Health Disabilities
Complying with the ADA, particularly when an employee has a mental health-related disability, can be challenging.
United States
10 Jan 2018
Fifth Circuit Says Regular Attendance At Work Is An Essential Function Of Most Jobs
In a recent win for employers, the Fifth Circuit clarified that opened-ended or unlimited requests to work from home are unreasonable under the Americans with Disabilities Act ...
United States
21 Jul 2017
Is Hiring The Most-Qualified Candidate Reasonable? Two Recent Decisions Say Yes.
In two recent decisions, the Eleventh Circuit and a Texas district court have helped clarify that an employer's policy of hiring the most-qualified individual for a job does not violate the ADA.
United States
28 Apr 2017
Fifth Circuit Warps Time In Decision On The Continuing Violation Doctrine
The lower court will now consider conduct many years outside of the 300-day limitations period under Title VII.
United States
23 Mar 2017
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