Ability to Handle Stress is Essential Function of Almost Every Job
Business NECESSITY An employer may only require a fitness for duty evaluation if is job related and consistent with business necessity. Business necessity may be shown by demonstrating that either: (1) the employee poses a direct threat to himself or others, or (2) the employee has a medical condition that affects his ability to perform […]
Congratulations Dr. Steve Hwang!
California Medical Evaluations would like to congratulate one of our excellent doctors, Dr. Steve Hwang, on his amazing accomplishments: Long Beach Marathon (October 9, 2016) LA Rock”n”Roll Half Marathon (October 30, 2016) Revel Canyon City Marathon (November 12, 2016) Bronze medalist in 2016 IJF World Judo Championship (Ft. Lauderdale FL) Dr. Hwang – you are an inspiration […]
Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Med-Legal General
When can an employer make a disability – related inquiry or require a fitness for duty evaluation?
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Click here for PDF Under the ADA, an employer’s ability to make disability-related inquiries or require medical or psychological examinations (aka “fitness for duty evaluations”) is analyzed in three different stages: Job Applicant: Pre-Job Offer Job Applicant: Post-Job Offer Current Employee The rules pertaining to such inquiries and examinations vary depending on the stage. […]
CME News, Med-Legal General
General Counsel Ashleigh Bhole to Speak at DMEC Southern California Chapter Meeting
California Medical Evaluators’ General Counsel, Ashleigh Bhole will be speaking at the Disability Management Employer Coalition’s Southern California (Long Beach) Chapter Meeting on October 5, 2016. She will discuss FEHA/ADA compliance with respect to medical and psychological fitness for duty evaluations. Ashleigh will be joined by Rachel Shaw, Principal Consultant & President of SHAW HR […]