Showdown at the Fifth Circuit Continues: The EEOC Files Its Opposition Brief in Texas’ Challenge to Criminal Background Guidance

By | EEOC Year-End Countdown | January 15, 2015
Showdown at the Fifth Circuit Continues: The EEOC Files Its Opposition Brief in Texas’ Challenge to Criminal Background Guidance

Last year, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas dismissed a high profile lawsuit brought by the State of Texas against the EEOC regarding the its “Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Under Title VII.”

Employee Cannot Claim Lack of Accommodation After Quitting Her Job During the Interactive Process.

By | Employment Law Matters | January 3, 2015
Employee Cannot Claim Lack of Accommodation After Quitting Her Job During the Interactive Process.

A diabetic employee who quit her job in response to the employer’s rejection of her suggested “reasonable accommodation” cannot support claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), because she failed to participate in the interactive process in good faith, according to the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.