What Is Reasonable Accommodation?

Employers that are covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act must provide reasonable accommodations to workers who have disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are modifications to the work environment that allow the worker to perform his or her job. Workers are required to demonstrate that they have a mental or physical disability that causes a substantial impairment

Is Pregnancy A Disability Under The ADA?

For generations, women have been participating in the workforce. Despite the presence of women in the workplace, laws about how pregnant women should be treated at work continue to evolve. The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided a case that focused on safe working conditions for pregnant women. Following the decision, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

What Is Bereavement Leave?

If you have recently lost a loved one, you might be granted bereavement leave by your employer. This type of leave allows you to take time to make funeral arrangements, attend your loved one’s funeral, and to take care of certain post-death tasks. While a large number of employers offer this type of leave to