Straight from Capitol Hill, the IRS has released the highly-anticipated Shared Responsibility provisions. Here’s the latest breaking news.
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(SSA/IRS Reporter, Winter 2013.)
Employers frequently offer agreements to departing employees, agreeing to provide severance pay in exchange for a waiver of the right to file any type of claim against the employer, a covenant not to sue, and other promises. Usually the amount of severance is much less than what it would cost to defend an employment lawsuit.
The court rejected her claim, finding that she failed to sufficiently allege in her complaint that she suffered from a disability. According to the court, the ADA defines disability as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, and "an employee under the ADA is not substantially limited if he or she can handle a 40-hour workweek but is incapable of performing overtime due to an impairment."
Five areas of focus that repeatedly seem to be the subject of EEOC charges and claims, along with some recommendations on how to fix them.
Fisher & Phillips LLP - USA Edward F. Harold December 2013