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January, 01 2016 / by Lee Bantle / No comments
Communications between doctor and patient are privileged and patients have a right to confidentiality in their medical records. Despite this, employers are allowed by law to gather medical information about their employees in certain specific circumstances. This article sets forth when and how employers can gather medical information about their employees under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) […]
January, 17 2015 / by Lee Bantle / 1 comment
The A.D.A. Amendments Act of 2008 emphasizes that the definition of disability should be interpreted broadly. As more employees are now covered, it increases the number of people who are entitled to reasonable accommodations and to protection from discrimination.