Insights

Home > News & Insights > Insights > Intersection of ADA and FMLA

Share this on:   a b j c

Intersection of ADA and FMLA

Published by on April 13, 2011

The Ohio Employer’s Law Blog has a good post on whether the ADA has swallowed up the FMLA.  This post is definitely worth reading.  Although the title is a little misleading bit of an exaggeration (as the FMLA isn’t going anywhere), there is a warning here that employers should heed — pay attention to ADA […]

The Ohio Employer’s Law Blog has a good post on whether the ADA has swallowed up the FMLA.  This post is definitely worth reading.  Although the title is a little misleading bit of an exaggeration (as the FMLA isn’t going anywhere), there is a warning here that employers should heed — pay attention to ADA implications with a medical leave and not just the FMLA.  We have been seeing an increase in claims involving medical leaves of absence under the ADA in situations where the FMLA may not apply but an unpaid leave may constitute a reasonable accommodation.

Topics: ,

Share:   a b j c