Rhode Island Unemployment Insurance Peel 'N Post

The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training has recently released an updated Unemployment and Temporary Disability Insurance Benefits posting that includes new information on time limits for filing insurance claims. All employers are required to display the posting in conspicuous places where the workers’ services are performed (Employment Security Act, Section 28-44-38; Temporary Disability Read more

The Ontario Human Rights Commission has clarified the type and scope of medical information that needs to be provided when a disability-related accommodation request is made. The Commission noticed that many individuals were unable to receive appropriate accommodations due to ambiguous medical notes. Employers had a hard time determining the appropriate accommodations. There were also Read more

This month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new guidelines on providing leave as a reasonable accommodation for employees with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires covered employers (employers with 15 or more employees) to provide reasonable accommodations to enable employees with disabilities to perform their jobs. The EEOC article describes basic Read more

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has amended the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) regulations. As part of employers’ responsibilities under both amended regulations, employers are required to post two new workplace notices – Paid Disability Leave (PDL) and California Family Rights Act Read more