Tag Archives: Americans with Disabilities Act

This Former Store Manager filed a Lawsuit against the DM and a Popular Retail Store for ADA violations

The Employment Termination Situation Pennsylvania – Zeth Wentz, a former store manager at Staples’ Wayne location, was fired from the retail company after 8 years of serving as the general manager. Wentz claims indicate that the termination took place after his leave of absence was requested for medical purposes. The lawsuit was filed with the… Read more »

Are people living with Diseases like Cancer or AIDS (HIV) protected by the ADA?

Yes. People with Cancer, AIDS or certain other life altering diseases can have long-term disabilities that make it hard to work or get around. What is the ADA’s Definition of Disability? Under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 an individual has a “disability” if he or she has a physical or mental impairment that… Read more »

Telecommuting can be a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA

Nixon-Tinkelman v. N.Y. City Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene | Labor & Employment Law Attorneys in NY-NJ-PA Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act, employers must provide reasonable accommodations where the employee has a qualifying disability, as long as the accommodation is not an undue burden. In Nixon-Tinkelman v. N.Y…. Read more »