Employee’s Request for a Disability or Religious Accommodation Is Considered Protected Activity Under Change to the Fair Employment and Housing Act | The National Law Review

Effective January 1, 2016, an employee’s request for an accommodation for a disability or for religious reasons is considered to be “protected activity” for a retaliation claim und

Source: Employee’s Request for a Disability or Religious Accommodation Is Considered Protected Activity Under Change to the Fair Employment and Housing Act | The National Law Review

Packaging firm settles EEOC disability discrimination charges for $1.7 million | Business Insurance

A packaging firm will pay $1.7 million to conciliate a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission disability discrimination charge, the agency said.

A company official of Lake Forest, Illinois-based Pactiv L.L.C. said in a statement the agreement is consistent with the company’s “inclusive philosophies.”

 

Source: Packaging firm settles EEOC disability discrimination charges for $1.7 million | Business Insurance

Texas Agency: 4 Districts Violated Law On Disabled Students « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Four Texas school districts violated federal law by not properly evaluating students with disabilities before sending them to court for missing school, a state agency’s investigation has found.

Source: Texas Agency: 4 Districts Violated Law On Disabled Students « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth