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The Employer’s Guide To AD/HD Under The ADA

Published on January 22, 2018

AD/HD can pose significant challenges for employees in the workplace. Under certain circumstances, an employee’s AD/HD may rise to the level of a disability covered under the ADA (and ADAAA). This post addresses these issues and discusses how best to engage in the interactive process after a request for accommodation due to AD/HD.

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California Court of Appeal Determines that Allowing Employee to Adjust Work Schedule to Care for a Disabled Child is a Reasonable Accommodation

Published on June 14, 2016

In another example of the ever-broadening scope of the Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”), the Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal recently held that employers have a duty under FEHA to provide reasonable accommodations to an applicant or employee who is associated with a disabled person who needs the employee’s assistance.  

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California: A Request for Accommodation Alone Will Be Considered a “Protected Activity” for Purposes of Retaliation or Discrimination Under FEHA

Published on January 14, 2016

In the summer of 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill No. 987, which, as of January 1, 2016, amended California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (Government Code section 12940 et seq.) (“FEHA”) to prohibit an employer from retaliating and/or otherwise discriminating against a person for requesting an accommodation of his or her disability or religious belief regardless of whether the request for accommodation was granted. (more…) ...

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