Tag Archives: ADA

How To Avoid A Potential Pitfall For Disability Discrimination Claims

Employees that file (or intend to pursue) a claim for disability discrimination must be careful if they also file a claim for short-term, long-term or Social Security disability benefits. ¬† The need for caution arises because the elements necessary to … Continue reading

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Can My Employer Force Me To Take A Drug Test?

Generally, the answer is yes and your employer can terminate you if you fail the drug test. Legal Background The United States Supreme Court first upheld the right of an employer – in this case the federal government – to … Continue reading

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What Damages Are Available From The EEOC?

As we have mentioned a few times in the past, the EEOC is responsible for enforcing a number of federal laws that prohibit discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. ¬†These federal laws include: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act … Continue reading

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