As part of the World AIDS Day 2015, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released new guidance December 1 pertaining to the protections provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act for people with HIV/AIDS. “We are proud to be a part of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy,” EEOC Chair Jenny Yang said in a news release.
After nearly six years of litigation, the nation’s largest airline employer has agreed to pay compensation to a set of employees who lost their jobs under a reassignment policy that was struck down in federal court. The Americans with Disabilities Act mandates that employers provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. Under United Airlines’ policy,
A California appeals court ruled May 26 that stress and anxiety caused by a particular supervisor does not entitle an individual to protection under disability discrimination law, even under California’s uniquely broad framework. “The plaintiff employee’s alleged disability – an inability to work under a particular supervisor because of anxiety and stress related to the