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Proskauer Rose LLP
The Los Angeles County Superior Court has confirmed an arbitrator's October 2021 award of $31 million to be paid by actor Kevin Spacey to producers of the Netflix...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Over the past several years, plaintiffs have filed several lawsuits around the country, alleging that retail websites that were not accessible to blind and visually impaired...
In 2016, HHS issued its initial 2016 Final Rule implementing Section 1557 regulations.
Crowe & Dunlevy
While I was home recently quarantining for my second case of COVID-19, the EEOC precipitously provided additional guidance regarding COVID workplace safety compliance.
Arnold & Porter
Last week, the California Secretary of State appealed a decision by the Los Angeles County Superior Court striking down the second of California's two board diversity laws...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The year 2021 was a blockbuster for ADA Title III lawsuits filed in federal court, with over 11,452 filings. At the end of June 2021, the lawsuit count was 6,304.
Shulman Rogers
On July 13, 2022, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Cannabis Employment Protections Amendment Act of 2022, which will become law after a 60-day congressional review period.
For years, employers have insisted that confidentiality and nondisparagement agreements be included in settlement agreements in a variety of employment disputes, such as discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, and others.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The WHO and the CDC have updated statements and FAQs on the monkeypox disease, declaring the disease a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern."
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On July 26, 2022, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law "An Act Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Natural and Protective Hairstyles," also known as the Massachusetts CROWN Act.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Earlier this year, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (DCR) issued proposed regulations to allow employers to satisfy the state's Law Against Discrimination (LAD) and Family Leave Act...
Dinsmore & Shohl
On July 28, 2022, the Michigan Supreme Court determined that employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees based upon sexual orientation.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
On July 28, 2022, in Rouch World v. Michigan Department of Civil Rights, the Michigan Supreme Court held that Michigan's civil rights statute, the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA)...
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
The Colorado legislature recently approved significant changes to the state's employment discrimination laws enshrined in the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act ("CADA").
The Guidance provides that telehealth accessibility is guaranteed to people with disabilities and limited English proficient persons under several laws.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On July 14, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed summary judgment in an Americans With Disabilities Act discrimination and retaliation case filed by an employee with multiple sclerosis.
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer
Considerable media attention has focused on Berling v. Gravity Diagnostics. In this Kentucky case, a jury awarded $450,000 to an employee because his employer held a birthday party for him at the office...
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
Masuda Funai's Employment, Labor & Benefits group offers the full range of employment counseling, investigations, negotiations and litigation services on behalf of management.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The California Court of Appeals puts an end to lawsuits against online only businesses in California and calls out DOJ and Congress for inaction.
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone P.L.C.
The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity is discrimination because of sex prohibited...
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