Monthly Archives: May 2011

Employment Law Updates – What employers need to know

May 1st, 2011

Published May 2011 The following is a general overview of some regulatory changes affecting employer HR practices. Significant Supreme Court rulings: In March, 2011 two rulings by the US Supreme Court will have continuing impact on how employers conduct business. The ruling called the “cat’s paw” theory of discrimination was presented.  This ruling states that an employer...

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New Rules Expand ADA Disability Protection

May 1st, 2011

May 2011 New rules issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will expand the number of employees who can claim protection of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The new rules, authorized by the ADA Amendments (ADAA) passed by Congress in 2008, are effective May 24. The EEOC – in issuing the new rules...

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