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Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Why Panera should settle lawsuit regarding racism

Even if ex-manager's claim that he was fired for making a black man a cashier is false, the franchise owner will lose if case goes to court

To find out why, read here: Why Panera should settle lawsuit regarding racism


Another Evil HR Director said...

Suzanne: Could you elaborate on what part of the FMLA might require allowing an employee more than 12 weeks of leave?

Suzanne Lucas said...

It's not actually FMLA, it's ADA. The courts have ruled that allowing additional leave can be considered a "reasonable accommodation." And not being able to walk properly could qualify as affecting a major life function, which is required for ADA.

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Another Evil HR Director said...

Thanks for that link. I was aware of this, but thought you were referring to something beyond that!

Suzanne Lucas said...

I probably could have been clearer.