Jun 302015

Robert W. Small writes: The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination in the workplace based on an employee’s disability where a qualified employee can perform the essential functions of a job with or without reasonable accommodation. The ADA prohibits employers from soliciting medical information from employees which could be used [Read More…]

Jun 302015
 June 30, 2015  Non-U.S., Workplace No Responses »

Roberto Ghignone writes: Saskatchewan Government and General Employees Union v Unifor Local 481, 2015 CanLII 28482 (SK LA) A Saskatchewan labour arbitrator, Allen Ponak, was required to determine whether the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees Union (“SGEU”) could rely on emails between an employee and his wife sent through its email system to [Read More…]

Jun 232015

Suzanne Monyak reports: A jury awarded a $2,225,000 verdict against a food storage company in federal court Monday afternoon, after the company was sued for violating the rights of two employees when it requested DNA samples to identify the mysterious individual leaving feces around its Atlanta warehouse. The verdict included [Read More…]