Lit1 Task 310.1.5-02 Essay

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LIT1 – Task 2 – Labor and Employment Law
Company X vs. Employee A on FMLA payment (Situation A)
.Relevant Facts:
Employee A has a 2 year tenure with Company X. Employee A asked for and was granted FMLA for the birth of his twins. Employee A asked to return to work before the allotted twelve week period had expired. On his return, he also requested for payment of his salary during his eleven week period of FMLA. His request for an early return was granted, but his time on FMLA remains unpaid. Employee A is now in an appeals process.
Family Medical Leave Act applied
The Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 states that as long as an employee meets the requirements of working at least 1,250 hours or twelve months, the employee has the right
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Company X vs. Applicant C on Disability Accommodations (Situation C)
Relevant Facts:
Applicant C is legally disable and requires a wheelchair at all times due to lower extremity paralysis. Applicant C has applied for a position that requires the employee to be able to cover a multi-story facility. Four elevators are in place, but two of them have key panels that do not accommodate wheelchair passengers due to their high placement. The key pads need to be adjusted at least four inches to allow wheelchair passengers to use them. Company X has declined employment to Applicant C and states that adjusting the key pads would cause excessive financial adversity on Company X. Americans with Disability Act of 1990 applied
Employee C is considered legally disabled under The Americans with Disability Act of 1990 (The Americans, 2009) and is protected under this act. It is the responsibility of the employer to provide reasonable accommodations to a qualified applicant who possesses a disability. (The ADA, 2005). Employers must show that the accommodations would cause significant hardship. (Enforcement, 2002). Report and final ruling
A violation has occurred as Applicant C was wrongfully denied employment. Company X will not face undue hardship to the extent of a significant expense by

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