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The EEOC’s 5 warnings about medical leaves and the ADA

Posted in Americans with Disabilities Act, Discrimination, Family and Medical Leave Act
In a public hearing conducted by the EEOC on leaves of absence and the ADA, an attorney for the agency provided five warnings for employers. This is a smokin' hot subject, particularly in light of the ADA Amendments Act and its regulations, the "new," more activist EEOC under Chair Jacqueline Berrien, and two recent multi-million-dollar settlements in leave-of-absence lawsuits brought by the EEOC against Sears, Roebuck & Co. and Supervalu, Inc. (Jewel-Osco).… Continue Reading