We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Navigating The Circuit Split Over Reasonable ADA Leave

Law360 (April 12, 2018, 11:22 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will not resolve a circuit split on the length of leave an employer may be required to give to an employee as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act. On April 2, the court denied the petition for certiorari in Severson v. Heartland Woodcraft Inc., where the Seventh Circuit put significant restrictions on the length of leave considered reasonable.[1]

A principal dispute centers on whether an employee who cannot work is a “qualified individual” with a disability under the ADA....
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.