workplace investigation

Knowledge of Familial Disabilities

When investigating a claim of preferential treatment (or disparate treatment) by an employee alleging "Caregiver Disability Discrimination," the EEO investigator should first try to obtain information about familial disabilities of the employee who was allegedly treated preferentially in the case at hand.  The EEO investigator should first ask

In addition to protecting qualified applicants and employees with disabilities from employment discrimination, one ADA provision – the "Association" provision (42 U.S.C. § 12112(b)(4))– protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on their relationship or association with an individual with a disability, whether or not the applicant or employee has a disability.

Protection Against Adverse