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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

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

              
 

In the United States, one out of every five adults has a disability, according to a 2015 study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

February 22, 2016

                   

               

When was the last time that you trained your managers and supervisors on how to address disability accommodation requests? Or, how about the last time that you reminded your supervisors and managers that an employee with a disability needs to be treated respectfully?

If it’s been a while (or, maybe, I dunno, forever), have I got a case for you!

February 3, 2016

                           

Most frequently, we draw firm conclusions about people based solely on what our experience has taught us. While that is normal and often reasonable, what we see is not always what we get.

January 21, 2016

 

If you have been in HR for any time you know that there is a misperception that everyone has to be treated the same in order to be “fair.” If only it were that easy. Employees bring different circumstances to every situation therefore the HR person has to consider those circumstances. The EEOC realizes this and is now suing employers who do not recognize this fact.

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November 20, 2015

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

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

Ruling: Plan Documents Govern Discretion to Deny Claims

9th Circuit says plan document, not just summary plan description, is authoritative

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May 8, 2015

Ruling: Plan Documents Govern Discretion to Deny Claims

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May 5, 2015

 

ADA and Burger King?!? Has someone been eating too many Whoppers? No. But I did spend a 20 minute Uber ride yesterday sucking down mustard packets.

April 27, 2015
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Workers with Autism: Using Strengths and Accommodating Limitations

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April 23, 2015
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March 26, 2015
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Did you know one out of six people has some type of disability? That makes one billion people with disabilities worldwide, according to the World Health Organization in 2013. With that in mind, has your company implemented ways to become more disability-friendly? There are many opportunities to make a work environment accessible for people with disabilities.

March 16, 2015
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How has assistive technology changed disability employment? One word comes to mind: dramatically! Assistive technology has forever changed the employment possibilities for people with disabilities. Many new gadgets and applications make employment possible for people with disabilities, when it wasn’t conceivable before.

February 26, 2015
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Textual Feelings in the Workplace

By Donald D. Gamburg  © 2015 Ogletree Deakins  2/9/2015

February 11, 2015

 

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Increase Responses to Disability Self-Identification Form

By Allen Smith  2/5/2015

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February 9, 2015

 

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Flexwork Policies on the Rise, Participation Lagging

By Roy Maurer  1/30/2015

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January 30, 2015