Posts Tagged ‘Americans with Disabilities Act’

An In-Depth Look at Medical Exemptions from COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Monday, October 4th, 2021

An increasing number of employers are making vaccination against COVID-19 a condition of employment. In the near future, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the North Carolina Division of Occupational Safety and Health (NC OSH) are likely to require most larger employers to adopt a vaccine mandate (see here). Vaccine mandates are […]

The Difference Between a Serious Health Condition under the FMLA and a Disability under the ADA

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

It’s bad enough that employment laws have such confusing acronyms – FLSA, FMLA, ADEA, ADA – but why do they have to use different terms for the same thing? Don’t “serious health condition” and “disability” refer to the same thing? As it turns out, they do not. While both a serious health condition and a […]