Lingering Lateness Later Litigated: 11th Circuit Rules on ADAWhat happens if you give an employee an accommodation that goes above and beyond what the ADA requires? Can you change your mind down the road and stop providing that accommodation? Or are you stuck providing that accommodation forever – even though it’s unreasonable or no longer feasible? In Hartwell v. Secretary of the Navy

Is everything covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? Although we all know the ADA broadly defines the conditions that are protected disabilities, the Seventh Circuit Court What Does the Future Hold and Does It Really Matter? 7th Circuit Holds ADA Doesn’t Necessarily Cover Future Impairmentsof Appeals’ decision in Shell v. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company, shows that there are limits. Earlier this year, the Seventh Circuit held that obesity

“Open” Might Not Mean Open: How FMLA May Affect a Position’s AvailabilityDoes a position that a company is holding for an employee out on FMLA leave an “open position” as contemplated by the Americans with Disabilities Act? In Maxwell v. Washington County, a Mississippi federal district court said the short answer is “no.”

Background

The FMLA requires a covered employer to return an eligible employee