Dogs in the Workplace

September 26th, 2018 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Employee Benefits, Employee Relations, Employment Trends, Millennials, Workplace Culture

Dogs are known as man’s best friend. But for most of American history, dogs have been shunned from the workplace….

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Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

March 23rd, 2017 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Education Law, Student Disability

On March 22, 2017, in a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal laws regarding the education of…

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Balancing Mental Health Accommodations with Workplace Policies

Millions of Americans live with mental illness and face the task of combating mental health impairments in their daily lives….

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Tips for Assisting Employees with Depression and Anxiety Disorders

November 17th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Employee Relations, Human Resources, Workplace Insights

Anxiety and depression can prevent employees from taking advantage of job opportunities and may cause increasingly poor performance. Anxiety disorders…

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New Workplace Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

July 27th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Technology

In 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 17.5% of individuals with disabilities were employed, a small increase…

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Guidelines for Voluntary Wellness Program Incentives

July 27th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, GINA, Wellness Programs

Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) clarified two final rules describing how Title I of the Americans with Disabilities…

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Employers May Have to Accommodate Employees with Allergies

March 29th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Employment Law

Under the law, a “disability” is not limited to physical impediments to movement, but can also include impairments to other…

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Colorado Allows Termination for Medical Marijuana

June 25th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Colorado Law, Disability, Discrimination, Employment Law

Despite being the first state to legalize recreational marijuana, Colorado took a different turn when its Supreme Court held that employees…

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EEOC Issues Wellness Guidelines

May 28th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Employee Performance, Wellness Programs

Employers’ wellness programs are becoming a popular vehicle for employees to achieve healthier lives. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”)…

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Pregnancy Discrimination Enforcement Guidelines

July 16th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Discrimination, Employee Attendance, Employee Relations, Nursing Mothers, Pregnancy

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) just released guidelines for enforcement of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”), in an effort to…

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