HR Spotlight

Your guide to service animals and the ADA

In this episode, Anniken explains the rules for allowing service animals in the workplace as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.

***Hobby Lobby service animal lawsuit update***

On May 9, Hobby Lobby agreed to settle the lawsuit over a part-time clerk’s request to bring her service animal to work. The woman, who suffers from PTSD, was fired after Hobby Lobby refused to accommodate her request. She will receive $50,000. Hobby Lobby will now consider service animals as possible reasonable accommodations.

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