Category Archives: employment law

Social Media In The Workplace

I have previously posted about the intersection of social media and the workplace.  Prior posts are here and here.  Recently, however, there has been a lot of buzz around how employers are attempting to obtain from employees or prospective employees … Continue reading

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Severe Obesity Is A Disability Under The ADA

Recently, the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana held that “severe obesity” qualifies as a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).   The court also held that someone who is “severely obese” (defined by the EEOC as someone with … Continue reading

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