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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