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Linda Hollinshead
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Posted 10.26.15
Do I Really Need to Update That Job Description? Failing To Do So May Complicate ADA Litigation
Practical reasons for updating that job description.
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Linda Hollinshead
Partner
Posted 04.15.14
Defending FMLA Retaliation Claims: Employers, Follow Your Normal Practice
Employers are well aware of the increased risk of implementing an adverse action (e.g., suspension, termination of employment) in the face of an employee’s claim for FMLA leave. Defending against such claims depends upon being able to demonstrate the legitimate, nondiscriminatory basis for the adverse action. At times, however, the close proximity of the adverse action to the employee’s FMLA request is difficult to overcome.
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Linda Hollinshead
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Posted 03.24.14
Employee’s Trip to Las Vegas With Ill Parent May Be Covered by FMLA Leave
FMLA leave or an employee's family vacation? Sometimes it is tough for an employer to tell.
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Linda Hollinshead
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Posted 06.04.13
EEOC Updates Informal Guidance for Employers Under the Disabilties Act
On May 15, 2013, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued updates to four informal “Question and Answer” guidance documents relating to protections against disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).