Monthly Archives: February 2010

The ADA Trumps Absence Policies at Sears

The Americans with Disabilities Act has faced a formidable battle in achieving its original goals of outlawing discrimination, and improving the employment rates for disabled people.  Originally signed into law by the first President Bush, the ADA forbade discrimination against individuals who had a disability, so long as they could perform the essential functions of...
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New Unemployment Bill to Provide Relief

We get occasional glimpses of hope in the economic news, but the unemployment rate remains high.  The latest projection I heard projected unemployment remaining above ten percent all year.  To deal with the prolonged unemployment of so many workers, the government has extended the maximum weeks of unemployment benefits.  It also has increased the unemployment...
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