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  • Transfer For Medical Treatment Determined To Be A Reasonable Accomodation
    Transfer For Medical Treatment Determined To Be A Reasonable Accomodation

    In a case of first impression, a New Mexico court looked at whether a woman could sustain a case under the federal Rehabilitation Act after her employer denied her request to transfer her from her ...

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  • English Only Laws May Constitute National Origin Discrimination
    English Only Laws May Constitute National Origin Discrimination

    Many times discrimination is blatant. Other times a policy may not appear to be discriminatory on its face, but on closer examination the effect is to discriminate against a certain group. Either ...

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  • Employers May Be Required To Transfer Disabled Workers To Vacant Positions
    Employers May Be Required To Transfer Disabled Workers To Vacant Positions

    If you can’t do your job because of a disability, your employer must transfer you to a vacant position you are qualified for, a recent disability discrimination case determines. In EEOC v. United ...

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  • Order That Worker Undergo Psychiatric Counseling Violates Federal Discrimination Laws
    Order That Worker Undergo Psychiatric Counseling Violates Federal Discrimination Laws

    The Americans With Disabilities Act (the “ADA”) and the Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act (“ADAAA”) provide much needed protections for certain “qualified individuals” to ensure they do ...

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