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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

We all know that the Americans with Disabilities Act makes its unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an individual on the basis of his or her disability. But, the Act has even broader protections for employees.

July 21, 2015

Coordinating Wellness Requirements Under ADA and GINA Cloudy

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May 18, 2015

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March 26, 2015
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ADA Interactive Process: It Sounds Easy, So Why Is It Hard?

By Allen Smith  3/18/2015

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March 19, 2015

 

Five minutes ago, after taking the obligatory selfies and between games of Candy Crush, one of your employees texted (because, calling in, as if!) from an Ebola quarantine tent to alert you that she will be out of work for 21 days, while under observation for Ebola.

As an employer, what are your obligations? What workplace laws are implicated?

And, of course, because half of you are thinking it, can you just fire her?

October 29, 2014
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Back in March, we chatted with employment attorney Christine Walters about Marijuana in the Workplace. This week we’ll be chatting about smoke of a different kind.

September 16, 2014

Online dialogue examines barriers to students and professionals.

Stereotypes, a lack of mentors and ignorance about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are among the challenges that people with disabilities face on the job, according to comments posted during an online dialogue hosted by a federal office and an advocacy group.

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September 11, 2014
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Also known as the Friday and Monday Leave Act, these are just a few names affectionately (not) given to the acronym for the Family and Medical Leave Act. Know some others? Click here to share and I'll publish them in next month's newsletter.  

June 16, 2014

On June 11, SHRM @weknownext chatted with Eric Meyer (@Eric_B_Meyer) about "Meeting the Challenges of FMLA and ADA Absences."

In case you missed it, here are all the great tweets from the chat:

 

June 11, 2014
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That's right folks. It's time for another edition of "Fact or Fiction" a/k/a "Quick Answers to Quick Questions" a/k/a QATQQ f/k/a "I don't feel like writing a long blog post."

Try this one for size, folks.

May 28, 2014
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