ADA, Disabilities, and Accommodations

If an employee has a mental health-related disability, when and how can an employer require medical examinations and how should the employer approach this problem? A recent case gives some insight.

Check out highlights and lessons learned from some important 2017 Americans with Disabilities Act cases impacting Colorado and the rest of the country.

I am getting the picture that some in missions have been quite loosey-goosey about what to measure and when. what are some thoughts and strategies an agency might consider as they begin to develop, provide, or determine if they can provide accommodations? 

A new Sixth Circuit case, Kroll v. White Lake Ambulance Authority, decided on August 22, 2012, potentially raises a new set of problems for churches and mission organizations. Requiring employees to get mental health counseling is likely a violation of the Americans with Disabilities except in certain narrow circumstances. Religious organizations should consider what circumstances apply and be prepared.