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Decision Could Be Close On Transgender, Sex Orientation Discrimination
On October 8th, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in three cases that may determine whether Title VII's prohibition against discrimination "on the basis of sex,"
United States
21 Oct 2019
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Supreme Court Declines To Review Ninth Circuit Decision In Robles v. Domino's, Exposing Businesses To More Website Accessibility Lawsuits
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Supreme Court Leaves the Ninth Circuit's Robles v. Domino's decision intact, dashing businesses' hope for some relief from website accessibility lawsuits.
United States
17 Oct 2019
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Supreme Court Hears Landmark Cases On Title VII Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity Discrimination
On October 8th, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a trio of cases that may decide whether Title VII prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
United States
16 Oct 2019
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NYC Commission Issues Guidance On Immigration And National Origin Discrimination; Expansion Of Law To Cover Independent Contractors/Freelancers Soon To Follow
The New York City Commission on Human Rights released guidance clarifying the New York City Human Rights Law's restriction on discriminating against applicants and workers
United States
15 Oct 2019
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October Brings Increased Legal Exposure For Maryland Employers For Workplace Harassment Claims
Maryland has expanded employer liability for workplace harassment this week. Legislation taking effect on October 1, 2019
United States
15 Oct 2019
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High Court To Decide Gay, Transgender Job Protections
The cases the court being argued now were brought by two gay men and a transgender woman who were fired.
United States
11 Oct 2019
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New York Judge Criticizes Plaintiff's ADA Firm For Refusing To Discuss Early Settlement And Engaging In Fee-Churning Litigation Tactics
Seyfarth Synopsis: Businesses are defending record numbers of ADA Title III cases every year. A recent decision in New York underscores the challenges...
United States
10 Oct 2019
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What A Long Strange Year It's Been . . . The EEOC's Fiscal Year Comes To An Uncharacteristically Quiet Close
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Trump Administration has succeeded in replacing several open positions within the upper echelons of the EEOC.
United States
10 Oct 2019
9
Seyfarth's ADA Statistics Referenced In HR Dive
Seyfarth's ADA statistics were referenced in an October 1 story from HR Dive, "Most Fortune 100 career sites fail to meet accessibility standards."
United States
10 Oct 2019
10
What A Long Strange Year It's Been . . . The EEOCs Fiscal Year Comes To An Uncharacteristically Quiet Close
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Trump Administration has succeeded in replacing several open positions within the upper echelons of the EEOC.
United States
9 Oct 2019
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Plaintiff Strikes Out In Tort Suit Against River Cats Baseball
Seyfarth Synopsis: In a refreshing display of judicial restraint, the California Court of Appeal has declined to extend California's "wrongful termination" law to a failure to hire ...
United States
7 Oct 2019
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Seventh Circuit Holds "Indignation" is Not An Injury-In-Fact
Here, the plaintiff was only complaining about not being able to easily access the information which is publicly available on the website.
United States
30 Sep 2019
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New Jersey Releases Guidance Clarifying Stance On Hairstyle Discrimination
This announcement is part of a growing trend that follows similar efforts earlier this year in New York and California.
United States
26 Sep 2019
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California Employment Legislative Update: Governor Newsom Gets To Work
The California Legislature has passed a series of bills for Governor Newsom to consider. He now has until October 13 to approve or veto bills such as a Dynamex codification bill
United States
25 Sep 2019
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Second Circuit Rules Against Plaintiff In AutoZone Case And Allows Nixing Of Her Deposition
In affirming summary judgment in favor of AutoZone, the Second Circuit rules that a sales associate did not provide enough evidence to satisfy her burden of proof for sex discrimination
United States
23 Sep 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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