Recent Decisions Affecting the Workplace

by brown-hofmeister

18-Nov-2018

There have been significant decisions by the United States Supreme Court and other courts during the last several years that have rocked the workplace, resulting in discarding past notions of who is, or is not, married and how same-sex couples should be treated under the law by employers. Not surprisingly, there have been a multitude of cases that address more mundane issues, from overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act to obesity being considered a disability and the ongoing battle about what constitutes a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.There have been significant decisions by the United States Supreme Court and other courts during the last several years that have rocked the workplace, resulting in discarding past notions of who is, or is not, married and how same-sex couples should be treated under the law by employers. Not surprisingly, there have been a multitude of cases that address more mundane issues, from overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act to obesity being considered a disability and the ongoing battle about what constitutes a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.There have been significant decisions by the United States Supreme Court and other courts during the last several years that have rocked the workplace, resulting in discarding past notions of who is, or is not, married and how same-sex couples should be treated under the law by employers. Not surprisingly, there have been a multitude of cases that address more mundane issues, from overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act to obesity being considered a disability and the ongoing battle about what constitutes a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.There have been significant decisions by the United States Supreme Court and other courts during the last several years that have rocked the workplace, resulting in discarding past notions of who is, or is not, married and how same-sex couples should be treated under the law by employers. Not surprisingly, there have been a multitude of cases that address more mundane issues, from overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act to obesity being considered a disability and the ongoing battle about what constitutes a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.There have been significant decisions by the United States Supreme Court and other courts during the last several years that have rocked the workplace, resulting in discarding past notions of who is, or is not, married and how same-sex couples should be treated under the law by employers. Not surprisingly, there have been a multitude of cases that address more mundane issues, from overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act to obesity being considered a disability and the ongoing battle about what constitutes a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.