Archive for the ‘accomodation’ Category

Are E-Cigarettes A Reasonable Accommodation?

Much has been written in the last several weeks about the rise in popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes).  States are proposing legislation to protect teens as well as prohibit use in public places.  But the answer to whether they are safe or not is not yet known.  With the rise in use, employers are already facing […]

 

Speaking of Website Accessibility

We’d like to thank the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce – and in particular Mary Garber – for asking Annemarie Cleary and myself from Sands Anderson and Christian Munson and Dave Hess from CRT-tanaka to address the Chamber members on the importance of having a business’ webpage accessible to customers of varying abilities and needs. Many […]

 

So You Want A Bigger Office? Showing Complaining Employee the Door Is Costly

The newest in what is expected to be a long line of new cases to be filed under the revised ADA is the “cubicle case.” A worker at the University Medical Center in Nevada was fired for being unable to perform her job after she complained that her confined workspace caused her psychological distress due […]