First Things First: Court Outlines Test for ADA Interference Claims

They say you always remember the first time you do something. Whether it’s your first concert (the Bangles), the first car you drove (a red Ford Tempo), or the first city you moved to after college (Washington, D.C.), “firsts” have a way of being remembered, even when...

Seventh Circuit Holds Extended Leave Not Required by ADA

Seventh Circuit ~ The Case Decision Summary A recent decision by the Chicago‐based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit provides employers some welcome guidance on the extent to which a disability leave of absence may be required as a reasonable accommodation...

Was There Fallout from Nuclear Plant Employee’s ADA Claim?

Determining what is a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is meant to be an interactive process between the employer and the employee. However, after exerting significant amounts of energy in the process, one Illinois employer got...