Ohio Employment Law Matters

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In a big win for employers, a three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit struck back against the notion that, under the 2008 expansion of the ADA, nearly every medical condition requiring work restrictions is a qualifying disability. Instead, the Court held that an employee must show that he or she is limited in performing a class or a broad range of jobs to show a limitation in the major life activity of working. Michael Booth…
Website accessibility seems to be a topic that companies choose to ignore until it is too late. Is your website compliant, and does it need to be? Jamie LaPlante, a frequent lecturer across the country on the issue of website and app accessibility, outlines the legal background, statutory coverage, application of the ADA to websites and apps, standards for accessibility, recent law and the consequences of the failure to comply. Public Accommodations Law – Background…