How can employers meet the obligation to integrate employees with disabilities? – Commentary

Jennifer E. Engen

IntroductionBackgroundLabour courts’ approachComment Introduction According to the law, all employers are obliged to enable people with disabilities to integrate into the workplace. The obligation to adjust is a direct obligation imposed on employers by law. In accordance with labour court rulings, employers should make reasonable adjustments before they examine a […]

EEOC Advises That COVID-19 Can Meet the Definition of a Disability Under the ADA and the Rehabilitation Act | Williams Mullen

Jennifer E. Engen

As Williams Mullen has previously reported here throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been active in providing guidance to covered employers through its publication, “What you Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws” (Technical Guidance Document).  On December […]