The ADA requires that an entity subject to the act cannot require a medical examination and cannot make inquiries of an employee as to whether that employee is an individual with a disability or as to the nature of the severity of the employee’s disability unless that examination or inquiry is job-related and consistent with

In a recent case, EEOC v. Dillard’s Incorporated (United States District Court of the Southern District of California, Docket number 08cv1780-IEG (PCL)), the court held that an employer’s policy stating that an employee’s health related absence would not be excused unless the employee furnished a note from his or her doctor stating the condition being