Category Archives: ADA

ADA Does Not Protect the Cantankerous

Recently, in Weaving v. City of Hillsboro, 12-35726, 2014 WL 3973411 (9th Cir. Aug. 15, 2014), a U.S. Court of Appeals addressed ADHD as a mental impairment under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The 9th Circuit has previously recognized … Continue reading

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EEOC Expands Scope of Protections Under the Pregancy Discrimination Act With New Enforcement Guidelines

On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued controversial new enforcement guidelines on pregnancy discrimination and related issues. The new guidelines greatly expand the protections afforded pregnant employees by aligning the Pregnancy Discrimination Act more closely with … Continue reading

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