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Workers who get COVID-19 protected under ADA

Employees who contract COVID-19 may be protected from discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has said in a new guidance. Evaluated on a case-by-case basis, coronavirus infection can meet the ADA’s three definitions ...

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First COVID-19 ADA suit underway

Employers who implemented widespread work-from-home arrangements during the pandemic may soon find it harder to deny remote work requests made under disability claims. In September, the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against an employer for ...

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