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Live Blog Ask an Advisor Chat: Reasonable Accommodations under the ADA
September 25, 2017

 

 

Ah yes. We’re going to attempt to put the “human” in HR today.

**clutches icy-cold lawyer heart**

August 29, 2017

SHRM Connect is an online community where SHRM members can ask questions and get answers on a variety of HR topics. It’s a great place to network with other HR professionals and share solutions.  

The conversation topics range from “HR Department of One” to Employment Law, are always insightful, and deal with some of the most pressing issues that HR professionals face in the workplace today.

August 11, 2017

 


 

 

But, will the EEOC’s bark be louder than its bite?

I’ll discuss service animals and Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations after the jump…

March 8, 2017

 

I know that many start-ups don’t consider human resources related laws when they are getting started. They focus on getting their product or service up and running, whether they have the suppliers they need and of course the potential market. If they consider HR at all it is in the realm of payroll. Most federal HR laws don’t kick in until a company has reached 15 employees. The FLSA kicks in at fewer employees if you are bringing revenue of at least a half million dollars. There are however other laws related to HR that you need to pay attention to, as Uber has discovered.

September 16, 2016

 

For someone who’s new in the field, it’s important to understand what reasonable accommodation is. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires an employer to provide reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities in order to provide equal employment opportunities to individuals who are otherwise qualified to perform their core job functions. There are, however, a few things to keep in mind:

June 6, 2016

                        

April 4, 2016

On February 24, @shrmnextchat chatted with @Eric_B_Meyer about "Accommodating Disabilities in the Workplace."

In case you missed this important chat filled with great information for employers, you can see all the tweets here:

 

February 24, 2016

           

Over the past five years, workplace wellness programs have spiked in popularity and have become a popular way for employers to curb rising health care costs, while helping workers live healthier lives and be more productive.

January 25, 2016

Allergies at work.

When I make my youngest son’s school snack in the morning, I’ve got be sure that I don’t include any peanut products. This is because there are students at his school that are allergic to peanuts. Thus, I stick with beluga and creme fraiche.

October 15, 2015

Court Rules Pre-employment Drug Tests Not Medical Exams Under the ADA

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September 28, 2015

                                

You might as well paint a huge bulls-eye on your business and open up your checkbook.

August 25, 2015
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On August 19, @shrmnextchat chatted with Allen Smith (@shrmlegaleditor) about why FMLA + ADA = SOS.

In case you missed this informative chat, you can read all the tweets here: 

 

August 19, 2015

The HR profession is full of acronyms. Grab any three or four letters from the alphabet and throw them together and there’s probably a corresponding law for it. But there are two acronyms in particular that create a lot of anxiety for HR professionals: FMLA and ADA.

August 18, 2015

When an Employee Has a Seizure-What Next?

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July 31, 2015
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On 25th ADA Anniversary, the Milestones and Challenges

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July 23, 2015
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On July 22, @shrmnextchat chatted with the EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum (@ChaiFeldblum) and Jonathan Segal (@Jonathan_HR_Law) about the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

In case you missed this important chat you can read all the tweets, many which include great links to ADA resources, here:

July 22, 2015