California Pregnancy Disability Regulations: What Every Employer Should Know
In March 2012, the California Fair Employment and Housing Commission (FEHC) proposed new and amended regulations addressing employers’ obligations and employees’ rights and responsibilities regarding pregnancy under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).
Deaf Woman Falters on Challenge to EBay Policy
A deaf woman who had to verify her identity on the phone before selling goods on eBay cannot sue for discrimination, a federal judge ruled.
Nurse Wins Workers’ Compensation Award for Parking Lot Injury
A recent Illinois Workers’ Compensation decision involving a State of Illinois worker, an icy/slippery parking lot and an authorized break awarded benefits to the injured worker.
Association Between World Trade Center Exposure and Excess Cancer Risk
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, resulted in the release of known and suspected carcinogens into the environment. There is public concern that exposures may have resulted in increased cancers.
Chronic Pain Drug Morphine Just May Make That Pain Worse
The gold-standard medication for chronic pain could still have you in agony. Almost 70 million Americans suffer from chronic pain.