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- Don't grant unlimited leave as ADA accommodation. // HR Specialist: New York Employment Law;Apr2011, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p3
The article talks about the Dansler-Hill v. RIT court case wherein Wanda Dansler-Hill filed a suit on the grounds of disability discrimination against her employer.
- Legal Briefs. // HR Specialist: Florida Employment Law;Jun2011, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p3
The article discusses two court cases in the U.S. including the disability discrimination lawsuit filed by Erica Jones, and the job discrimination case filed by William Baker.
- Employment testing and discrimination in the post-Ricci era. // HR Specialist: Florida Employment Law;Feb2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p7
The article discusses aspects of employment testing and discrimination in the post-Ricci period. It states that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADA) has required employers to accommodate individuals with disabilities and allow them to perform their jobs. It cites that based on the...
- LEGAL CHECKLIST. // People Management;7/1/2010, p29
This section offers updates on court cases involving human resources (HR) in Great Britain including the case J. versus DLA Piper which involved determining whether the claimant was disabled under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, the court decision in Attrill versus Dresdner Kleinwort and...
- Lesson from the court: Never disclose former employees' medical info. // HR Specialist: New York Employment Law;Oct2010, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p6
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff filed an American with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuit against her former manager, claiming that her manager's comment concerning her back injury violated the unauthorized disclosure of confidential medical information under ADA.
- On guard. Hellewell, Rob // Credit Union Management;Jan1998, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p26
Cites measures for preventing employment discrimination lawsuits against employers. Establishment and maintenance of professional relationship between employers and employees; Disregard for gender as factor in hiring and promoting; Recommended safeguards against discrimination lawsuits. INSET:...
- Man's heterosexual marriage didn't stop coworker from hurling gay slurs. // Legal Alert for Supervisors;2/3/2012, Vol. 7 Issue 161, p4
The article discusses a court case wherein an employee claimed he was allegedly discriminated for being transferred after complaining for daily gay slurs from a coworker.
- CRAWFORD CASE. // Compliance Week;Apr2009, Vol. 6 Issue 63, p25
An excerpt from the lawsuit "Crawford v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville" is presented.
- Black Vietnam vet cries racism after threatening to blow up supervisor. // Legal Alert for Supervisors;2/4/2011, Vol. 6 Issue 137, p4
The article discusses a court case wherein the employer won after the court ruled that black man Vietnam veteran has no evidence that he has been treated unfairly in the workplace.