Wait, Eric! Didn’t you blog about this yesterday? Continue reading
“Eric, we have an employee who needed four weeks off for hip surgery. We provided it. After the surgery, they requested three more months off to have a second surgery. We provided it. Then, they experienced even more complications that required even more surgery, and their doctor told us they couldn’t work with or without accommodations for an additional three to six months. Do we have to accommodate this too?” Continue reading
Federal laws, such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, apply to most U.S. businesses across the country to make it unlawful to discriminate and retaliate against employees. But when resolving claims of discrimination and retaliation, state laws generally come into play.
And not all state laws are alike.