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Archive for April 2016

Religious Discrimination & Reasonable Accommodations

In today’s contentious environments, the issue of religion can become fraught with concerns about infringing upon someone’s First Amendment rights. However, there is a fine line between appropriately regulating the behavior of employees in the workplace and restricting one’s right to free speech and expression. It is imperative that you be aware of when that…

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Chronic Illnesses and FMLA

Chronic illnesses affect approximately 133 million in the U.S., according to the National Health Council. While many of the people affected do manage to hold down a job, it is not possible for others, for a variety of reasons. If you do have a chronic illness, you do have the option in most situations to…

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What Constitutes “Reasonable” Accommodations?

Very often, there are misunderstandings when a disabled employee seeks reasonable accommodations in order to perform their job. While the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) mandates that employers must provide reasonable accommodations to ensure disabled clients have an equal ability to be hired and perform work, the definition of ‘reasonable’ is very often up for…

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Available Discrimination Lawsuit Remedies

If you bring a lawsuit based in employment discrimination, and are successful in holding your employer liable, there are a variety of legal remedies available depending on your specific situation. Many are not well known to the average person, or are thought to be out of reach. If you are in the midst of a…

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