I recently participated in a panel discussion about ADA/FEHA reasonable accommodation and interactive process issues for the LA County Bar Association. I presented on a panel with a plaintiff's attorney and a disability rights expert/mediator. ... JD Supra, 3 weeks ago
Three Common Pitfalls in the Reasonable Accommodation Process - LCWLegal.com, 1 month ago
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Appellate Court Walks Back Prior Decision Regarding Status of Associational Disability Claims Under FEHA
In the May issue of Private Education Matters we reported on a case called Castro-Ramirez v. Dependable Highway Express , which dealt with the emerging area of associational disability discrimination. In that case, the court allowed the plaintiff to ...LCWLegal.com, 2 months ago
Sexual harassment is one of the most common sources of workplace harassment claims. It can be uncomfortable and even dangerous to work in an environment where someone is harassing you. You may have even considered leaving your job because of the ...Business.com, 2 days ago
As we come to the end of 2016, all employers should be planning ahead for any changes that will need to be implemented in 2017. For California employers, those changes may be extensive, as the California Legislature has been busy this year, passing ...National Law Review, 3 days ago Opposing Employer Actions Directed at General Public Not Protected Activity JD Supra, 1 week ago New Immigration-Related Legislation: California Dreaming or Just a Nightmare? National Law Review, 2 weeks ago Employment Law Commentary - Volume 28, Issue 10 JD Supra, 1 month ago
What is a disability? And when are employers on notice to provide employees leave? These were some of the questions raised in the California Court of Appeals (Second Appellate District) November 15, 2016 decision, Soria v. Univision Radio Los ...National Law Review, 5 days ago
| No Comments Q: I HAVE a heart condition that has become worse recently. I need to see my doctor periodically or when I feel dizzy or short of breath. This means I need to request a half day off every now and then to see my doctor. I am afraid ...Asian Journal, 2 weeks ago
Background on legalization Historically In 1937, Congress passed the Marihuana Tax Act.1 Although the Act did not criminalize marijuana use, it regulated, and imposed taxes on, that use.2 This Act was overturned in 1969 in Leary v. United ...Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP, 2 weeks ago
Seyfarth Synopsis: Tis the season of food temptation: the average American gains at least five pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. California employers need to beware of weight discrimination in the fluctuating legal landscape, and how ...JD Supra, 2 weeks ago
Executive Summary: It turns out that protected activity sufficient to make out a retaliation claim in California is not as broad as it may sometimes seem. On November 9, 2016, the Court of Appeal affirmed summary judgment for the employer in ...JD Supra, 2 weeks ago
Clubs, Organizations (REO) REFERRAL EXCELLENCE ORGANIZATION: Group focusing on professional networking at its best, meets 8 a.m. every Friday at the Blount County Public Library. Guests are welcome. For more information, contact Marc Smitherman, ...Maryville Daily Times, 2 weeks ago Daily Calendar for Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 Maryville Daily Times, 3 weeks ago
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