reasonable accommodation

I always assumed that a dog satisfying the definitions of a service animal under the DOJ final regulations for title II and title III of the ADA would have to be automatically allowed by an employer where the employee has a service dog satisfying that definition. At least in the Eighth Circuit, that isn’t the

Today’s blog entry explores an unpublished decision from the Sixth Circuit on April 29, 2024, that discusses some important points regarding reasonable accommodations. The case is Yanick v. The Kroger Company of Michigan, here. As usual, the blog entry is divided into categories, and they are: facts; what is sufficient notice from an employee

Before getting started on the blog entry for the week, I want to wish all those celebrating, a happy Jewish new year.

The blog entry of the week comes from an unpublished decision from the 11th Circuit decided on September 19, 2022, Sugg v. City of Sunrise. It deals with the following

Before turning to the blog entry of the day, I should point out that OSHA last week, January 29, 2021, issued a guidance entitled, “Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of Covid-19 in the Workplace.” It can be found here184185197198198204. Lots of good information in the guidance. Keep in mind, that

Covid-19, Virus, Coronavirus, Pandemic

Coronavirus

Everything is about the coronavirus both in our personal lives and in our professional lives. You can find several excellent blog entries on the coronavirus from people in my blog roll, such as but not limited to Jon Hyman and Eric Meyer. I saw the other day that OSHA has weighed in as well.

peacock

Too big, So, no.

Yes

Not common household animal; must show, “substantial burden.” So, who knows.

Animal, Attractive, Beautiful, Boy

Yes as this is a gerbil (Photo by Jared Belson, https://pestpush.com ).

Turtles, Reptile, Tortoise Shell, Animal

Yes

Last week, I had the privilege of attending and speaking at the Accessibility Professionals Association conference in Round Rock, Texas. I learned a lot at

It is time for my annual greatest hits blog entries of the year. Before getting to the greatest hits blog entries of the year, a few blog entries are so important that they make it every year regardless of where they fit in the greatest rankings. Those blog entries are: ADA compliance in higher education,

Today’s blog entry is going to be my last substantive blog entry of the year. My daughter is on break the last two weeks of December, and just about everybody takes the Christmas season off anyway. The very last blog entry of the calendar year is when I traditionally do my top 10 Understanding the