Pixabay.comHere’s a snippet from a recent EEOC press release:

The [Americans with Disabilities Act] protects employees from discrimination based on their disabilities and requires employers to make reasonable accommodations to employees’ and applicants’ disabilities as long as it does not pose an undue hardship.

That’s employees and applicants. And, that’s important.

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Gender Neutral Bathroom Sign Baby Wale Restaurant DCLate last month, I blogged here about some smoke signals from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that it may be backpedaling on pursuing discrimination claims on behalf of a transgender employee, in a case where the employer had raised a religious-freedom defense.

Since then, other dominos have fallen, which indicate that the Trump administration is reversing course on transgender rights.

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Amidst controversy, controversy and more controversy, Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, which owns, operates and fast-food restaurant franchises Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, withdrew his nomination as Secretary of Labor, yesterday.

And, just like that, we’re back to square one.  Continue reading