Tag Archives: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

A Casual Conversation is Insufficient Notice Under the FMLA

Although covered employers are required to provide leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act for eligible employees, employees must provide notice of such leave.   It is clear that an employee is not required to specifically mention FMLA.  However, what the notice looks like depends in large part on the individual circumstances.  Recently, the Seventh … Continue Reading

Is Transferring To A Different Position A Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans with Disabilities Act?

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), employers must provide a reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual who has a disability absent an undue hardship to the employer.  The ADA further provides that reassignment to a vacant position is a possible reasonable accommodation. Earlier this year, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in EEOC v. … Continue Reading