Evaluating medical conditions for purposes of Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) claims can be challenging for employers especially as new court decisions continually reinterpret employer obligations. FMLA is a federal statute, which applies to employers with 50 or more employees.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects individuals who are disabled (or considered to be disabled) from discrimination in a variety of contexts. In the employment arena, it applies to employers who have 15 or more employees. While it encompasses a wide range of physical or mental impairments, there are limitations in who is considered … Read more