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SDNY Dismisses Website Accessibility Lawsuit Based On Mootness And Lack Of Personal Jurisdiction
A SDNY judge dismissed a website accessibility lawsuit finding that the company mooted the allegations in the complaint by remediating the accessibility barriers and that the Court lacked personal jurisdiction ...
United States
21 Jun 2019
Ninth Circuit Allow The Robles v. Domino's Website And Mobile App Accessibility Lawsuit To Move Forward
Seyfarth Synopsis: Ninth Circuit overturns district court's dismissal of website accessibility lawsuit on due process and primary jurisdiction grounds, remands case to proceed with discovery.
United States
29 Jan 2019
Domino's: Ninth Circuit Hears Web Accessibility Appeal Argument
Due process, DOJ's failure to enact regulations, and whether the ADA covers websites arguments dominated the recent Domino's Ninth Circuit oral argument.
United States
23 Oct 2018
CA Legislative Update: Governor Brown's Job Is Done
California Legislators sent Governor Jerry Brown 1,217 bills to consider in his final bill-signing period as Governor—more than any California governor has seen since 2004.
United States
4 Oct 2018
Legislative Update: Employment Bills Already Signed, Two Weeks Remain
All these new laws take effect January 1, 2019 unless otherwise stated.
United States
18 Sep 2018
California Legislative Update: Sexual Harassment, Other Bills Await Governor's Signature
Seyfarth Synopsis: August 31 was the California Legislature's last day to send bills to Governor Brown for his approval or veto by his September 30 deadline. Chief among them are bills addressing sexual harassment.
United States
7 Sep 2018
2017 Labor & Employment Legislative Update: The End Is Near!
Governor Jerry Brown has till October 15 to approve bills the Legislature sent to his desk by its Friday, September 15, deadline, including bills that would require employers...
United States
26 Sep 2017
2017 Labor & Employment Legislative Update: House Of Origin Deadline
Friday, June 2, marked the last day for bills in the California Legislature to pass out of their house of origin—the Senate or Assembly—and continue the legislative process for a shot at becoming a new California Peculiarity.
United States
21 Jun 2017
2016 California Labor And Employment Legislation Update: It's Final!
Seyfarth Synopsis: Employers in California: be aware and prepare for new laws increasing minimum wages and mandating overtime pay for agricultural employees; expanding the California Fair Pay Act to race and ethnicity and to address prior salary consideration; imposing new restrictions on background checks and gig economy workers; and more. Small employers will be relieved the Governor vetoed expanded unpaid parental leave, but it will likely return in future sessions.
United States
6 Oct 2016
2016 Employment Bills Moving Through The CA Legislative Process
Gideon Tucker, a 19th century jurist, once famously observed: "No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session." Can California employers be blamed for harboring similar sentiments now?
United States
15 Jun 2016
Pay Equity Legislation: Not Just Gender Anymore
From high profile cases in Hollywood to the Silicon Valley, to high-profile legislation, gender pay equity has been top of the news in the past year.
United States
26 Feb 2016
Exploding Consumer Web Accessibility Litigation: Remember, Employees Use The Web Too
Seyfarth's ADA Title III Specialty Team has reported extensively on the legal uncertainty surrounding the accessibility of businesses' websites to individuals with disabilities.
United States
27 Nov 2015
2015 California Labor And Employment Legislation Update: It's Final!
October 11, 2015, was Governor Brown's last day to sign bills the California Legislature presented to him following the first year of the 2015-2016 Legislative Session.
United States
19 Oct 2015
Double-Bagged: Governor Signs Second Piece Of Grocery Worker Retention Law
Grocery employers' abilities to hire their own workforces will be substantially curtailed.
United States
29 Sep 2015
2015 California Labor And Employment Legislation Update: The End (Of Session) Is Near…
AB 1513 would add Section 226.2 to the Labor Code, and repeal Sections 77.7, 127.6, and 138.65 of the Labor Code. Enrolled on September 16, 2015.
United States
28 Sep 2015
California Gender Pay Equality Bill To Be Strictest In Nation?
Representing what media observers call the nation's most aggressive attempt yet to close the salary gap between men and women, SB 358 would substantially broaden California gender pay differential law.
United States
15 Sep 2015
California Moves Toward Ban On Mandatory Arbitration Of Labor Claims
On August 31, the California Legislature passed AB 465, aiming to "ensure that a contract to waive any of the rights, penalties, remedies, forums, or procedures under the Labor Code"—such as an arbitration agreement—is "a matter of voluntary consent."
United States
10 Sep 2015
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