The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide qualified individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to benefit from employment-related opportunities, prohibits employers from discriminating against individuals with disabilities, and requires employers to offer reasonable accommodations. Charges of disability discrimination have […]
Drug Use Prohibits ADA Claims According to Federal Court in Nevada A federal court in Nevada dismissed a casino employee’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claims for disability discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation based on admitted current drug use. Donald A. Scott Jr. worked at Harrah’s Hotel & Casino between 2006 and 2015. At some […]
Nevada Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act Goes Into Effect October 1st On June 2, 2017, Governor Sandoval signed the Nevada Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act into law. The Nevada Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act requires employers with 15 or more employees to treat female employees and applicants for employment who are affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical […]
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