Shining a Light on Fit-for-Duty

Fitness-for-Duty Vendor Entangles Cummins Power in Title 1 and GINA Trap Here is another cautionary tale for employers who hire outside medical professionals to administer ADA Title 1 employment tests. Although occupational therapists, physical therapists, and physicians who provide post-offer employment testing and functional capacity evaluation for stay-at-work or return-to-work may not be first in […]

Reasonable Accommodation in FMLA vs ADA Title I

    I attended the DMEC FMLA/ADAAA Employer Compliance Conference in Washington, D.C. at the end of April.  Following are my reflections on the general buzz throughout the conference and my private conversation with a defense attorney. “Leave as an Accommodation” is a hot and worrisome topic among human resource and risk management professionals in […]