Americans with Disabilities Act – Telecommuting as a Reasonable Accommodation

June 26th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Circuit Court Decisions, Disability, Discrimination, Employee Attendance

The “workplace” is not limited to the physical worksite provided by an employer. Its reach is expanding, and judges have…

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Americans With Disabilities Act – Definition of Disability Clarified

February 19th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Circuit Court Decisions, Disability

A recent case clarified the contours of the term “Disability” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The decision provides…

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Indefinite Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation under the ADA?

December 18th, 2013 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, New York Law

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), there is a liberal standard for determining whether an accommodation is considered “reasonable”…

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New York City Requires Employers to Accommodate Pregnant Employees

December 18th, 2013 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Discrimination, New York City Law, New York Law, Pregnancy

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently signed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (the “NYC Law”) into law which modified the…

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Defining “Disability”

April 13th, 2011 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability

The ADA has a three-pronged definition of disability. An individual alleging an ADA violation only needs to meet one of…

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EEOC Issues Final Regulations Implementing the ADA

April 13th, 2011 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Discrimination

The ADA has a three-pronged definition of disability. An individual alleging an ADA violation only needs to meet one of…

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Why is Confidentiality Important?

In today’s increasingly litigious and highly competitive workplace, confidentiality is important for a host of reasons: Failure to properly secure…

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EEOC Releases New “EEO” Poster

November 13th, 2009 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Discrimination, GINA

The EEOC has updated its “Equal Employment Opportunity” poster to reflect the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008…

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What is a Wellness Program?

Wellness programs are designed to encourage employees to engage in a healthier lifestyle, thereby preventing the onset or worsening of…

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ADA Amendments Act of 2008 Enhances Protections for Employees

January 13th, 2009 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Background Checks, Disability, Discrimination, New York Law

The following are some of the major changes implemented by the ADAAA: Under the ADA, a “disability” was defined as…

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