Stephanie Rawitt quoted in SHRM "When Must Employers Provide Leave Under the ADA?"
Many employees are entitled to take time off under federal and state family and medical leave laws, but employers should remember that workers who run out of leave—or who aren't covered by such laws—may be eligible for leave as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA. Stephanie Rawitt of the Labor and Employment group was recently quoted in an SHRM article titled, "When Must Employers Provide Leave Under the ADA?"
Whenever an employee requests leave, the employer needs to consider eligibility under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the ADA, and state laws. "Sometimes these laws intersect, and sometimes they are very separate," noted Stephanie.
Read the full article and Stephanie’s comments here.