Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: Reasonable Accommodation

Podcast Examines Trending Topics on the Labor Law Helpline

In Episode 181 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Ellen Savage discuss some of the latest labor and employment...

End of Federal COVID-19 Emergency Spawns Guidance Updates

On May 15, 2023, following the end of the national COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its long-running...

Steps to Follow When Providing Lactation Accommodation to Employee

One of my employees is returning from pregnancy leave and is asking for lactation accommodations. What must we do to accommodate this employee? Both federal...

Employers Must Explore Reasonable Accommodations for Religion

Religion is one of just two protected classes under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) — disability is the other — that requires...

Assembly Committee Passes Job Killer Bill Expanding Litigation

A job killer bill exposing employers to a potential flood of employment-related lawsuits passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee this week despite the objections of...

Medical Documentation Requirements for Disability Leaves

If an employee requests a leave of absence as an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, can I require medical documentation from their...

Things to Consider When Deciding on Disability Leave Extension

We have an employee who has been out on disability for almost a year, but we can’t let him go because he’s on disability....

Vaccine Mandates May Clash with Civil Rights Laws

This week, Los Angeles began enforcing its ordinance requiring certain businesses to request proof of vaccination from customers. San Francisco implemented a similar ordinance...

Stories from the Labor Law Helpline

In Episode 137 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber HR Adviser Ellen Savage discuss unique workplace issues that...

Interactive Process Key to Accommodating Employee with Disability

We have a new hire who, after being hired, disclosed a physical disability. She indicated that we need to accommodate her, and I have...