EEOC Resource Document Provides a Refresher On Workplace Rights for Individuals with Mental Health Conditions

EEOC Resource Document Provides a Refresher On Workplace Rights for Individuals with Mental Health Conditions

On Monday, December 12, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a resource document concerning workplace rights for individuals with mental health conditions under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), entitled “Depression, PTSD, & Other Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights.

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EEOC Suffers Another Setback – ADA Does Not Require Automatic Reassignment of Disabled Employee to Open Position

EEOC Suffers Another Setback – ADA Does Not Require Automatic Reassignment of Disabled Employee to Open Position

As we have previously reported, under the Obama administration, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has aggressively sought to expand the breadth of the agency’s authority to collect employee pay data and other private company information.

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Appellate Court Holds That ADA Does Not Require Reassignment Without Competition

Appellate Court Holds That ADA Does Not Require Reassignment Without Competition

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) suffered a setback in its attempt to establish that the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) requires an employer to reassign an employee to an available position without having to compete with other candidates for that position.

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EEOC Issues Guidance On the Rights of Employees with Mental Health Conditions Under the ADA

EEOC Issues Guidance On the Rights of Employees with Mental Health Conditions Under the ADA

In continuation of its series of “resource” documents which provide guidance to individuals with medical conditions or work restrictions, on December 12, 2016, the EEOC issued a “resource” document titled “Depression, PTSD, and Other Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights” which is intended to provide guidance on workplace rights for individuals with mental health conditions under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).

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