The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued final rules yesterday establishing how employer-sponsored wellness programs can comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”), without discriminating against employees or running afoul of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”).

In today’s health-driven world, many employers

On April 20, 2015, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued proposed guidance concerning employer wellness programs. The proposed rule would amend the EEOC’s regulations and interpretive guidance implementing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Prior to the proposed rule, the EEOC was silent as to whether employers may offer

There have been recent changes to the statutes of limitation applicable to many employment claims.  Steven Adler, Chair of the Employment Law Department of Cole Schotz and Kathryn Dugan, an associate in the Department, recently had an article on the subject published in the April 13, 2009 issue of the New Jersey Law Journal.  Click

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) was recently expanded with the enactment of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (the “Amendments Act”), which brings the ADA more in line with the already broad New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“NJLAD”). The Amendments Act modifies the ADA in many significant areas. First, the Amendments Act significantly expands the previous