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Young V. United Parcel Service, Inc.: Mcdonnell Douglas To The Rescue?, William R. Corbett Jan 2015

Young V. United Parcel Service, Inc.: Mcdonnell Douglas To The Rescue?, William R. Corbett

Washington University Law Review

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 can be interpreted in two obvious ways: one interpretation requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees, and the other does not require such accommodations. In Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., the Supreme Court held that in some cases employees may be able to prove intentional pregnancy discrimination based on an employer’s failure to make accommodations for the pregnant employee when the employer makes accommodations for other disabled employees. Rather than reaching this result by interpreting the statute to require reasonable accommodations, however, the Court held that plaintiffs with “indirect evidence ...


Using Established Medical Criteria To Define Disability: A Proposal To Amend The Americans With Disabilities Act, Mark A. Rothstein, Serge A. Martinez, W. Paul Mckinney Jan 2002

Using Established Medical Criteria To Define Disability: A Proposal To Amend The Americans With Disabilities Act, Mark A. Rothstein, Serge A. Martinez, W. Paul Mckinney

Washington University Law Review

Part II of this Article traces the legislative history of the coverage provision of the ADA and of its predecessor statute, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It also explores the conceptual underpinnings of the statutory scheme of attempting to cover only individuals with severe disabilities. Part III analyzes the major cases involving coverage under the ADA, including the trilogy of 1999 Supreme Court cases. It traces the consequences of the Court’s decisions as reflected in the subsequent lower court decisions and their devastating effects on individuals with disabilities. Part IV contains a proposed amendment to the ADA to clarify ...


Will The Interaction Of The Family And Medical Leave Act And The Americans With Disabilities Act Leave Employees With An “Undue Hardship”?, Lisa J. Gitnik Jan 1996

Will The Interaction Of The Family And Medical Leave Act And The Americans With Disabilities Act Leave Employees With An “Undue Hardship”?, Lisa J. Gitnik

Washington University Law Review

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Disabling Employers: Problems With The Ada's Confidentiality Requirement In Unionized Workplaces, Jessica Zeldin Jan 1995

Disabling Employers: Problems With The Ada's Confidentiality Requirement In Unionized Workplaces, Jessica Zeldin

Washington University Law Review

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