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April 2020 Archives

When An Employee Asks For A Medical Or Religious Accommodation

Under federal law, employers are generally required to provide reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities or religious requirements. But what should my company do when an employee asks for one?

Does The Americans With Disabilities Act Apply To Job Applicants?

Yes. The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) requires potential employers to provide you with reasonable accommodations during the hiring process. The law also affects what can and can't be asked during the interview and pre-hiring period.

Class Sues McDonald's Stores For 'Pervasive Sexual Harassment'

McDonald's continues to face litigation over alleged sexual harassment in its store culture. Although previous attempts against the McDonald's Corporation in regard to sexual harassment at franchise restaurants have been unsuccessful, a new lawsuit against 100 Florida corporate stores has been filed.

Age Discrimination Must Not Taint Federal Agencies' Personnel Decisions

In January, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments about whether the age discrimination rules for the federal workforce are different from those for private sector employees.

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