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California Court Of Appeal's Midvale Decision Opens The Floodgates For More Website Accessibility Lawsuits
Seyfarth synopsis: California Court of Appeal affirms ruling that inaccessible restaurant website violated the Unruh Act
United States
13 Sep 2019
Governor Newsom Pumps Brakes On New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements
Seyfarth Synopsis: California employers racing to ensure all their employees receive mandatory harassment training by the end of the year can now take their foot off the gas
United States
9 Sep 2019
Renewed Web And Physical Accessibility Congressional Efforts An Exercise In Futility?
Seyfarth Synopsis: Congress Members recently renewed their efforts to take legislative action and urge the DOJ take regulatory action regarding physical and website accessibility, respectively.
United States
4 Sep 2019
Florida Judge Sanctions Serial ADA Plaintiff Alexander Johnson And Attorney Scott Dinin
People often ask us why plaintiffs are filing hundreds of ADA Title III lawsuits when the law only allows for injunctive relief and attorneys' fees and costs.
United States
28 Aug 2019
New York Protects Religious Garb, Attire And Facial Hair In The Workplace
On August 9, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation (S.04037/A.4204) that prohibits employment discrimination based on religious attire, clothing, and facial hair
United States
21 Aug 2019
Effective Remedial Action Does Not Require Crystal Ball, Rules Iowa Court
CRST Expedited, Inc. is a long-haul trucking company with more than 3,000 drivers. Two drivers staff each truck. One person drives while the other rests.
United States
19 Aug 2019
Plaintiff Robles Files His Opposition To Domino's Petition For Certiorari
The Supreme Court will decide whether to hear its first website accessibility case now that briefing on Domino's Petition for Certiorari is complete.
United States
16 Aug 2019
Governor Cuomo Signs Landmark Legislation Impacting Anti-Discrimination And Anti-Harassment Laws
As expected, Governor Cuomo signed another landmark piece of legislation amending New York's anti-discrimination and sexual harassment laws.
United States
15 Aug 2019
Newly Enacted Workplace Transparency Act To Change Illinois Employment Law Landscape
On Friday, August 9, 2019, Governor J. B. Pritzker signed a wide-ranging bill that, among other things, encompasses the Workplace Transparency Act.
United States
14 Aug 2019
Exclusion For Gender Reassignment Surgery May Disadvantage A "Suspect Class"
In Toomey v. U of Arizona, No. 19-35 (D. Ar. June 24, 2019), the Magistrate Judge determined on a motion to dismiss that Title VII does not prohibit discrimination based on a person's transgender status.
United States
14 Aug 2019
Time To Clean Up Janitorial Training
A new set of proposed regulations requires all janitorial employees and their supervisors to receive two hours of in-person, interactive sexual harassment training every two years.
United States
13 Aug 2019
Seyfarth's ADA statistics referenced in Public News Service
Research conducted by Seyfarth found website-accessibility lawsuits rose from about 800 in 2017 to 22-hundred in 2018
United States
30 Jul 2019
Federal ADA Title III Lawsuit Numbers Continue To Climb In 2019
Data from the first six months of 2019 shows a 12% increase over 2018.
United States
29 Jul 2019
Nonprofit Universities And Schools - Skip The Newspaper Publication Of Your Nondiscrimination Policy
Revenue Procedure 2019-22 provides a third method for publicizing its racial nondiscrimination policy.
United States
29 Jul 2019
Seyfarth's ADA Statistics Referenced In The Orange County Register
Seyfarth's ADA statistics were referenced in a July 21 story from the Orange County Register, "These ‘ghost' legal clients are shaking down mom-and-pop businesses under the guise of disability rights."
United States
25 Jul 2019
New Jersey Governor Clears The Medical Cannabis Haze
The New Jersey legislature adopted the Act in 2009 and, at that time, specifically stated that the law did not require an employer "to accommodate the medical use of marijuana in any workplace."
United States
18 Jul 2019
Close Call: American Airlines Wins ADA Case By One Vote, But The Warning Signals For Employers Are Loud And Clear
American survived its close call without one, but the next employer may not.
United States
17 Jul 2019
Seyfarth Shaw Policy Matters Newsletter - June 6, 2019
House Hearing on Overtime Rule. The seemingly never-ending saga of the Department of Labor's regulatory efforts to increase the salary threshold gets another chapter next week when a subcommittee
United States
15 Jul 2019
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