Good questions; I thought maybe you knew. Ok, fine, I’ll tell you.
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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.
But, here’s the thing. Continue reading
The headline in the Toronto Sun read, “Sex-partying drywallers fired: Contractor.” Meanwhile, the Daily Star went with “Builders sacked after video of boozy birthday party with stripper goes viral.” Continue reading
Common sense dictates that, as human beings, we refrain from certain activities. For example, neither cuddling with a porcupine nor housebreaking a skunk are good ideas. You don’t need a lawyer to tell you that. Continue reading
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
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