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DFEH CHARGED SAN DIEGO CREDIT UNION WITH FAILING TO ACCOMMODATE DISABLED EMPLOYEE

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) requires employers with five or more on payroll to engage in an “interactive process” with a worker requesting disability-related accommodation. The employer must have timely, good faith and ongoing discussions to explore if and how to reasonably accommodate the  physically or mentally disabled worker’s ability to perform the essential functions of his or her job. Failure to do so can be a costly error.

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EMPLOYERS DUTIES TO REASONABLY ACCOMODATE WORKER DISABILITIES

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits companies employing five or more persons from: 1) discriminating against an employee due to his or her physical disability; 2) failing to make reasonable accommodation for a worker’s known physical disability; 3) failing to engage in a prompt and good faith interactive process with a disabled employee […]

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Employee Military Leave

Re-Employment and Pay Requirements for Returning Service Members Soldiers returning from active duty to civilian life are protected by a number of federal and state laws.   This includes reservists and National Guard members. Under the federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA), it is unlawful for an employer to deny initial […]

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