Tag: interactive process

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Posted in Disabilities Discrimination

If 65+ Employee Falters, Focus on Job Performance, Not Age

We have an employee who is over the age of 65 and has worked for us for several years, but recently his cognitive skills appear…

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Posted in Disabilities

Allergy Claim Triggers Need for Interactive Evaluation of Options

We have an employee who is claiming she’s allergic to various things in the office, but quite honestly, she has been trying to work from…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Disabilities

Reasonable Accommodations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As COVID-19 changes the employment law landscape, government agencies continue to provide guidance on many commonplace compliance issues that are now causing confusion for employers….

The employer is authorized to request reasonable medical documentation to confirm the existence of the disability and the need for a reasonable accommodation, when the need is not obvious.
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Posted in Disabilities

Requiring a Doctor’s Note to Confirm a Disability

One of my employees who has been with the company for a few years (and who was about to get written up for failing to…

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Posted in Time Off

Most Common Medical Leaves Questions Podcast

The employment law experts at the California Chamber of Commerce field more than 1,600 calls on workplaces issues a month. And that’s on top of…

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Posted in Disabilities

Extending a Reasonable Accommodation Requires Interactive Process

A California credit union will pay over $27,000 in lost wages and emotional distress to a former employee after she was terminated for requesting an…

Employers should be open to employee’s reasonable accommodation suggestions.
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Posted in Disabilities

A Quick Meeting Is Not a Good-Faith Interactive Process

A California school district will pay more than $200,000 to a teacher who alleged that the district failed to provide reasonable accommodation for her disability….