Federal Court Says Telecommuting is a “Reasonable Accommodation” for Disabled Employee

When a Ford Motor Company steel buyer requested permission to telecommute up to four days per week to help control her irritable bowel syndrome Ford said “no.” Ford’s position was that the employee’s attendance was an essential function of...

October 29, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

How to legally terminate an employee

Most business owners and managers will have to terminate someone’s employment at some point in his or her career. But before going through with the actual termination, you should consider certain issues to reduce the likelihood of getting into legal...

September 3, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

Discrimination Basics: What Categories Are Considered Discriminatory

Business owners and employees should always be on the lookout for discriminatory practices occurring in the workplace. Complicating this area of the law is that each state has its own laws regarding discrimination and each state has different classes...

July 25, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel