Does the Americans with Disabilities Act include obesity? Does it cover alcoholism? Find out how the courts have defined ADA law in these and other disability-related cases here.
The inability to get along with co-workers is reason to be fired - and not rehired. Find out the latest legal rulings from a legal discrimination expert.
Marriage-equality advocates scored a huge victory when U.S. District Judge Joseph L. Tauro struck down a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), ruling it "unconstitutional." But gay-rights groups are bracing for a battle if the Justice Department appeals.
The U.S. District Court in Jacksonville, Fla., found recently that a quadriplegic woman must be provided with services allowing her to stay in her home and not be institutionalized. The civil-rights ruling reinforces a landmark case that prevents isolation and stigmatization of people with disabilities.
Plus, when hearing loss and a bladder disorder are insufficient grounds for a discrimination lawsuit. Why have the courts ruled in favor of employers in these cases?
A new study finds that an overwhelming majority of workplace-discrimination suits don't get anywhere near trial. And when they do, plaintiffs mostly lose.
With a heightened awareness of workplace rights, a growing number of employees who are striving to balance the demands of job and family are turning to the Family & Medical Leave Act.
Plus, what constitutes sexual harassment, what you need to know before testing applicants for drugs and more discrimination case law here.
Plus, when public-accessibility requirements come into play, when it's too late to request FMLA leave, and other recent employment-law decisions.
What happens when an employee is "perceived" as gay? When a manager suggests a staffer is old? Read the latest employment-law rulings here.
Is an interactive process needed when no accommodations exist for an employee with a disability? Can employees who undergo chemotherapy qualify as having a disability? Find out how the courts ruled on these and other employment-law cases.
When can an ex-employee legally access business information? How can you prevent liability from workers who have (or haven't) read posters and policies? Read the latest employment-law decisions here.