Month: May 2014

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms EEOC’s Long-Held Position That Telecommuting Can Be a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA

In EEOC v. Ford Motor Co., the Sixth Circuit recently found that an employee request to telecommute “as needed” could be a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disability Act (ADA).  This is not a new concept under the ADA.  Since as early as 2005, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has cautioned employers that requests…

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POSTED IN: Employment Law

Trusts & Estates Update: May 2014

May 2014 Volume III Issue II The Tax Advantages of Prepaying Tuition Expenses Many families’ children are in private schools, and the expense of a private education is soaring annually. If parents are paying this expense themselves, the usual debate is which item must give in the family budget, in order to make room for…

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POSTED IN: Trusts & Estates