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EEOC Finalizes Workplace Wellness Rules Under ADA and GINA

On May 16, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued final rules that describe how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) apply to employer-sponsored wellness programs. In addition, a sample notice was released on June 16th to help employers comply with the new rules. We encourage all […]

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November 2015: HR Brief Newsletter: Preventing Workplace Violence, The ADA, and Employee Engagement

We’re happy to report that our clients may now download the November 2015 edition of the HR Brief newsletter. This monthly newsletter provides a brief overview of timely topics that may impact your organization. Here are the key articles that you’ll find in the November 2015 edition of HR Brief: Preventing Workplace Violence: Provides guidance […]

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EEOC Issues Proposed Rule on the ADA and Workplace Wellness Programs

Is your company considering whether to implement a Workplace Wellness Program? If so, there are certainly many reasons for doing so. Depending on your needs, a Workplace Wellness Program may help you to achieve goals in areas such as employee satisfaction, employee health, company culture, and more. However, there has been an increasing level of […]

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FMLA-ADA Violation That May Catch Your Attention

$4.85 million. Yep, that’s the figure that absolutely caught my attention as I came across this story recently. That dollar amount is what Interstate Distributor Company will have to pay to settle a nationwide class disability discrimination lawsuit. The suit said that the company’s maximum leave policy unlawfully denied reasonable accommodations and resulted in hundreds of employees being […]

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