The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental impairments of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability. Technically, both courts and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission consider reassignment to a vacant position to be a reasonable accommodation.

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While not quite as outrageous as slavery, ignorance, or misogyny, today’s edition of “Don’t Do This” will apply most practically to readers of this blog. Continue reading


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It’s been a minute since I’ve gotten to blog about the Americans with Disabilities Act and accommodating an individual with a disability and a marijuana card who uses doctor-prescribed marijuana off the clock.

Better dust off the cannabis scales of justice for this one.

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Shout out to the White House for providing plenty of blog fodder this week. On Tuesday, I told you about President Biden’s plan to unionize, like, everyone. Yesterday, the White House ordered that federal contractors soon pay a $15/hour minimum wage. I had planned to blog about that today, except the hits just keep on coming.

So, today, it’s paid family leave! Continue reading


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Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) clarified when fully vaccinated folks for COVID-19 can ditch their facemask. But it also included a few instances when unvaccinated folks can safely skip a face mask too. Continue reading

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