NJ Labor And Employment Law

The New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Blog is authored by Jay S. Becker and Joseph C. DeBlasio, shareholders in the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group, with support from the associates in the Group. It is dedicated to provide news and updates regarding all labor and employment matters throughout New Jersey.

Potential Game Changing Decision: Extended Leave Not A Reasonable Accommodation

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has just ruled that extended time off, after all paid and Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA) leave has been exhausted is not a “reasonable accommodation” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).   The decision in the matter Severson v. Woodcraft, Inc., runs contrary to the long standing position taken […]