The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

EEOC has good day on ADA case in Fifth Circuit
January 4, 2015
By: Charles Lamberton

President George H.W. Bush signing the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990.  24 years later, in EEOC v. LHC Group, Inc., 12/14/14, the Fifth Circuit revived a significant ADA case finding that the questions whether a home health care nurse was promoted to a team leader position, whether driving was an essential function for […]

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OFCCP Rule Strengthens Disability Protections
January 17, 2014
By: Charles Lamberton

On August 27, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced a Final Rule that makes changes to the regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Section 503) at 41 CFR Part 60-741. Section 503 prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment against […]

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Prescription medications in the workplace
January 10, 2013
By: Charles Lamberton

An Ohio company has been fined $50,000 by the EEOC after firing an employee who tested positive for a prescribed medication for her bipolar disorder. The agency accused the company of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act. Chassity Brady was a quality control lab technician in the Braselton, Ga. facility of Dayton Superior Corporation, a concrete and […]

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