The Law School Admission Council – a nonprofit that administers the Law School Aptitude Test or LSAT – has settled a dispute with the Department of Justice and California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing over accommodations for disabled test-takers.

As we discussed here, California enacted Education Code section 99161.5 in 2013 to:

  1. require

With increasing frequency, employees are relying on disabilities to excuse work-related misconduct. While we’ve been writing about this for years (some suggested that my 2011 post “To What Extent Are California Employers Required To Accommodate Violent Nutjobs” was insensitively titled), a recent decision out of California takes the cake, or in this case,

New disability regulations (pdf) took effect this year for California employers with five or more employees. They include the following:

  •   Examples, examples, and more examples. These examples are illustrative – not exclusive.

o   Examples of physical disabilities, namely “deafness, blindness, partially or completely missing limbs, mobility impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair,