The Firehouse Lawyer Newsletter

Results for newsletters with the topic “Americans with Disabilities Act” and the subtopic “"Qualified Individual with a Disability"

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We look into some amendments to the ADA, particularly the definition of "qualified individual with a disability"; we also speak on the issue of paying compensatory time in lieu of overtime compensation, and developing model policies on photo and videos. 08-10200810v08n10oct2008.pdf
Today the Firehouse Lawyer addresses numerous issues, including two important ADA cases before the US Supreme Court involving the determination of whether certain employees were qualified individuals with a disability (QID); the privacy of telephone conversations under the Washington Privacy Act, RCW 9.73; local governments not being exempt from contractor licensing under L & I regulations; and finally, we look at a Washington court case addressing the applicability of the Public Records Act to the Washington State Association of Counties and the Washington State Association of County Officials. 03-0419994v03n04apr1999.pdf
The Public Duty Doctrine is an incredibly important doctrine that protects fire districts and other municipal corporations from liability, and today we discuss the doctrine and the many exceptions to it; then we look at some cases of interest from the US Supreme Court involving sexual harassment, freedom of speech, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.02-0719987v02n07jul1998.pdf
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