Laurie Baddon

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Laurie A. Baddon focuses her practice on employment litigation and counseling. She defends employers in all stages of employment litigation including in class action and single plaintiff wage and hour lawsuits and in harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, misclassification, and breach of contract claims. Read Laurie Baddon's full bio.

What if a Job Applicant Discloses a Disability?

By on Aug 5, 2021
Posted In Employment, Labor

What should employers do if a job applicant voluntarily discloses a disability during an interview? In most cases, employers cannot ask disability-related questions until after an applicant receives a conditional job offer, according to McDermott’s Laurie A. Baddon in this Society for Human Resource Management article. Once the employer makes a conditional offer, the employer...

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How to Handle an Influx of HR Accommodation Requests

By on Jul 8, 2021
Posted In Employee Benefits, Employment

As employees begin to return to their offices, human resource teams are being inundated with accommodation requests. The reasons behind these requests include: Concerns about COVID-19 exposure; Convenience of working from home; Lack of child care options and costs of care; and Weariness of daily commute. McDermott’s Laurie Baddon says in an article published in...

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