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‘Cantankerous’ Employee with ADHD Not Disabled
A person who has trouble getting along with coworkers is not disabled under the Americans with Disabilities Act, even if the employee’s problems are due to a diagnosed mental impairment like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the federal appellate court with jurisdiction over California.



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SHRM's Workplace Law Bulletin offers summaries of legal decisions, legislative and regulatory news and analysis of what they mean for your organization. It also provides you with bookmarks to new legal resources on the SHRM web site.

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The California Employment Law e-newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter that provides the top California employment law news, including updates on state and federal court decisions and analysis of state legislation and regulations.

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Stereotypes and Fears
Brenda Kasper, Attorney Partner at Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLC, states that stereotypes and fears about mental disabilities often result in unlawful employer conduct.

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A Crash Course in Canadian Employment Law
In this April 24, 2013 primer on Canadian employment practices, Kathryn Benson, MIRHR, and Stacy Glass, CHRP, will provide a clear understanding of Canadian employment laws and practices.

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Workflex: The Essential Guide to Effective and Flexible Workplaces

This guide includes research, legal, and experience-based perspectives and in-depth case studies of workplace flexibility as well the tools and techniques needed to translate those perspectives into action.