On Monday, December 12, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a resource document concerning workplace rights for individuals with mental health conditions under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), entitled “Depression, PTSD, & Other Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights.” This resource document is part of a series of
Work Restrictions and the ADA: The 7th Circuit Clarifies the Rules, Affirming Summary Judgment for Our Trucking Client
Posted in ADA, Discrimination, Employment Litigation Issues
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently affirmed a district court’s summary judgment dismissal on behalf of our client, USF Holland. The disability discrimination case involved a truck driver who sought to switch from a city driver to a line-haul driver position based on his claim that he could not perform…
Is It Discrimination to Require Eating the Rice at All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Restaurant?
By Keith A. Ashmus on
Posted in Discrimination, Small Business
David Lazarus of the L. A. Times reports on an effort to extend disability accommodation requirements to the terms of all-you-can-eat deals. A hungry person with Type 2 Diabetes, David Martin, is suing the A Ca-Shi restaurant for disability discrimination. Mr. Martin claims he went to the restaurant to take advantage of its all-you-can-eat sushi…