ADAAA Broadens the Meaning of Disability

The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments of 2008 (ADAAA), which went into effect on January 1, 2009, was specifically designed by Congress to reject certain previous United States Supreme Court decisions that had narrowed the broad scope of protection originally...

Family & Medical Leave Act

The Family & Medical Leave Act of 1993 (“FMLA”), 29 U.S.C. §§2601-2654, makes it unlawful for covered employers to terminate or otherwise discipline an eligible employee for taking up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave (or 26 weeks to care for a covered servicemember...

Retaliation

Title VII and most state’s statutes prohibit retaliation against any person who opposes or complains about sexual harassment or sex discrimination, or any other violation of Title VII or the ADA, in the workplace. This prohibition against retaliation also applies to...