Written by Gary Gilbert, a former Chief Administrative Judge with the EEOC and one of three individuals responsible for developing materials and training all Commission lawyers on disability law after passage of the ADA, and Deryn Sumner, a practitioner before the EEOC, Disability Deskbook is a comprehensive research tool for disability related EEOC and court decisions, statutes, and regulations. Arranged by subject matter areas of disability jurisprudence, this deskbook is a practical and accessible resource for anyone dealing with federal disability discrimination law.
Representatives, HR specialists, and adjudicators rely on the Disability Deskbook for its thorough reporting of cases on topics including:
Who Is Covered by the ADA—including definitions of a disability, major life activities, and “qualified individual with a disability”
Specific Impairments—including the impact of the ADAAA on mitigating measures and analysis of 55 specific impairments considered in EEOC decisions, e.g., allergies, HIV, pregnancy, and psychotic impairments
Major Life Activities—including discussion of 25 specific major life activities, e.g., eating, lifting, sitting, and working
Record of Having Such an Impairment
Regarded as Having a Disability
“Qualified Individual With a Disability”—including determining the essential functions of the job
Reasonable Accommodation—including requests, job modification, entitlement, reassignment, the interactive process, misconduct, and discussion of 18 types of reasonable accommodations
Direct Threat Defense
Disability-Related Inquiries—including those made before and after an offer of employment is made and at the beginning of employment
Good Faith as a Defense to Compensatory Damages Awards
Also included are a detailed table of contents, case table and Research Supplement CD.
A Dewey bestseller, Compensatory Damages is the seminal text on how to support and defend against claims for compensatory damages and other remedial claims in federal sector employment discrimination cases. Includes a chart of significant awards. Major topics include equitable and compensatory damages, proving damages, mitigation and offset, back pay, collateral source rule, tax consequences, settlement, managing discovery, calculating damages, attorney fees and selected damages awards. (more details)
In its 3rd edition, this Dewey classic provides comprehensive analysis of federal sector practice before the EEOC. Major topics include individual and class complaint processes, theories of discrimination, pre- and post-investigation case evaluations, discovery, settlement, hearing practice, class actions, remedies, and post-hearing procedures. (more details)
The Disability Guide is an extensive and updated examination of federal EEO disability discrimination decisions, litigation practice, statutes, regulations, and practical advice for supervisors, representatives, HR specialists, and adjudicators. Major topics include overviews of the Rehabilitation Act, the ADA, and the ADAAA, impairments, major life activities, substantial limitations, “regarded as” disabilities, qualified individuals, reasonable accommodation, undue hardship, forms of prohibited discrimination, timeliness, remedies, and GINA. (more details)