DSV Blog

What Is a “Service Animal” Anyway?

By: Melanie M. Dunajeski, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP Most people are familiar with the use of Guide Dogs for the Blind, but are less familiar with other animals that are increasingly being used to assist people with disabilities, such as diabetic alert dogs and… Read More >

Virtual Home Testing

By: Rick Rauch, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP DO YOU HATE DRIVING TO AND THEN SITTING IN A PHYSICIAN’S WAITING ROOM?  With the evolution of the internet, visiting a physician for some tests may no longer be necessary.  Online companies are now offering Virtual testing. … Read More >

No Big Decision On Medical Testing For Wellness Plans

By: Melanie M. Dunajeski, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLC EEOC v. Flambeau, Inc.,  7th Cir. Ct. of Appeals, No.16-14-2, Decided January 25, 2017 Back in 2014, the EEOC filed a flurry of lawsuits alleging that employer-sponsored wellness plans violated the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)… Read More >

Employers Must Use New I-9 Form

By: Shelbie J. Byers, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP Federal law requires that every employer who recruits, refers for a fee, or hires an individual for employment in the U.S. must complete Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification (“I-9”).  Effective January 22, 2017, employers are required… Read More >