EEOC sends employers strong signals on medical leave

Over the last several months, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a significant number of lawsuits alleging disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) against employers across the country. The cases are instructive because they highlight the EEOC's current enforcement policies, identify common areas of risk under the ADA, and confirm why HR personnel generally like to take a deliberate approach when dealing with accommodation issues. Read More...