By James L. CurtisErin Dougherty Foley, Adam R. YoungMegan P. Toth, and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: Employers must evaluate their safety protections for pregnant women and engage in the interactive process with employees to find reasonable accommodations.

Reproductive Health Hazards in the Workplace

Pregnant women work in hazardous jobs across the United
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By Brent I. ClarkErin Dougherty Foley, and Craig B. Simonsen

By Proclamation, President Obama has declared December 2015, to be “National Impaired Driving Prevention Month.” 80 Fed. Reg. 75781 (December 3, 2015).

The President declares that “no person should suffer the tragedy of losing someone as a result of drunk, drugged, or distracted driving….” He notes that
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By Mark A. Lies II

Tuberculosis is once again raising its proverbial head — now this disease may require employer responses under several state and federal laws!

According to the Centers for Disease Control, over one third of the world’s population (nearly 2 billion people) have tuberculosis!  New infections occur at the rate of one per second and approximately

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