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Does your company’s leave of absence policy include an inflexible maximum limit on the length of a leave of absence?  If it does, here’s a reason to review it:   On November 8, 2012, the EEOC settled a disability discrimination lawsuit for close to $5 million with a national trucking company that maintained a policy that automatically terminated employees once they exhausted a maximum leave period and allowed no return to work restrictions. www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/11-9-12.cfm

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