Category Archives: EEOC

The FMLA Provides Some Job Protection For Cancer Victims, But Is Very Technical

We are blogging on Mark Oberti’s paper on the “5 Things Employers And Employees Need To Know About Cancer In The Workplace” The FMLA provides up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave per year for employees suffering from a serious … Continue reading

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The EEOC Is Focused On The ADA Rights Of Employees With Cancer, Especially Ones With Reasonable Accommodation Issues

We are blogging on Mark Oberti’s paper on the “5 Things Employers And Employees Need To Know About Cancer In The Workplace” The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) is the federal government agency that investigates alleged violations of the ADA, … Continue reading

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Cases Involving Employees With Cancer Who Are Fired Are Inherently High Risk, And Can Lead To Large Verdicts

We are blogging on Mark Oberti’s paper on the “5 Things Employers And Employees Need To Know About Cancer In The Workplace” The first thing to know is that cases involving employees with cancer who are fired are inherently high … Continue reading

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When Is An Employee’s Participation In An Internal Investigation “Protected Activity” Under Title VII (Part 2)

Earlier today, we noted that an employee’s participation in a purely internal investigation is not covered by Title VII’s participation clause. But, on the other hand, an internal employer investigation initiated as a result of an EEOC charge is typically … Continue reading

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