disability discrimination

How the ADA and FMLA intersect and why this is important for employees

For employees with disabilities and serious medical conditions, two key laws provide important protections in the workplace: The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which provides guaranteed paid leave to certain employees to care for serious

Massive $125 million verdict against Walmart in disability discrimination case

A federal jury recently delivered a eye-popping $125,150,000 verdict in a disability discrimination case against Walmart. The case, EEOC v. Wal-Mart Stores East, E.D. Wis., No. 1:17-cv-00070 (E.D. Wis. 2021), dealt with actions taken against a disabled

ADA “perceived as disabled” employment lawsuits in the age of COVID-19

It’s generally recognized that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects individuals with disabilities from employment discrimination, but less well-known is that the ADA also protects employees who are not disabled but are perceived as being so
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