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ADAA And Obesity Discrimination

Not too long ago the (EEOC) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against an organization for a violation of the (ADAAA) Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act. The action was taken to benefit and protect the ADA rights of a severely obese employee. The employee Lisa Harrison weighed 400 pounds when she was hired. […]


The ADAAA And Milk

A recent ADAAA (Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act) court decision just proves if “you got milk you got a job”. Fourteen year Walgreens employee Barbara Barlow can testify to that. A musculoskeletal ailment made it difficult for her to do bending or heavy lifting. She had been consistently rated as excellent in her employee […]


Victory for Employees With Cancer!

Cancer Victim Fired For Disclosing Brain Tumor Has Claim For Disability Discrimination in a U.S. District Court in Texas. The Court in Texas ruled that a Houston P.F.Chang’s restaurant may have violated the Americans with Disability Act when it fired one of its restaurant managers three days after he disclosed that he had a brain […]


The Claustrophobic Cubicle

One of the latest ADAAA (Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act) cases filed involves the settlement of what’s being called the “cubicle case”. A former data technician at the University Medical Center in Nevada was terminated for not being able to perform her job. This case spells bad news for employers that have a culture […]