Dealing With Disability Discrimination: Essential Tips

Despite the fact The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) has celebrated 20 years of helping those with disability discrimination in the workplace, there still is a large amount of cases every year. In order to lessen this, we here at Maduff & Maduff are here to tell you what to do if you feel that […]

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When Can an Employee Receive Unpaid Leave as an Accommodation Under The ADA

There has been a growing swell of litigation and negotiations between employers and employees to provide unpaid leave under the Americans with Disabilities act. In response to this increase in litigation (and focus), the EEOC issued a publication regarding the issue. The publication discusses a wide range of relevant topics including what employers and employees need to consider and […]

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EEOC Lawsuit Emphasizes Limits on Requests for Medical Records under the ADA

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) filed a lawsuit on behalf an employee that was allegedly fired for not executing a medical release relating to a Fitness-for-Duty examination to return to work. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) an employer may require an employee to submit to a medical examination if the employer has a reasonable belief that the employee […]

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