The Michigan Whistleblowersâ Protection Act, WPA, continues its good year. The WPA had taken a beating over the last couple of years from the Michigan Court of Appeals. It seemed that every WPA…
6th Circuit ADA from last week provides good insight for employees and things to avoid for employers. http://goo.gl/wdQDI
In Keith v. County of Oakland, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 595 (6th Cir. January 10, 2013), the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit found that the Americans with Disabilities Act protected a deaf individual who had applied for a job as a lifeguard at a wave pool in Oakland County. The district court had originally dismissed the case by granting the Defendant’s motion for summary judgment. It is actually quite interesting to look at the facts as laid out by the District Court and its conclusions along side those of the Six Circuit and wonder how the District Court concluded there was no factual question. See Nicholas v. Oakland County, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 98498 (E.D. Mich. September 1, 2011) (J. Zatkoff)
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Great article and would be good for more managers to read and follow. More happy employees means fewer angry employees. I also heard someone say once that happy employees are much less likely to sue.