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Website Accessibility and the ADA: 11th Circuit Offers Guidance, But How Much Will Change?

USA - April 15 2021 The ADA and Website Accessibility - A Brief Background: Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of…

Sabrina A. Beldner, Kelsey C. Finn, John G. McDonald, Adam T. Simons, Amy Morrissey Turk

DOJ Announces Plan for Coordinated Civil Rights Response to COVID-19

USA - April 6 2021 On April 2, 2021, Pamela S. Karlan, the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights…

Lawrence J. Cameron, Brandi G. Howard, Joseph L. Wilson II, David J. Pivnick, Michael J. Podberesky

U.S. Supreme Court: Title VII Protects Gay and Transgender Employees

USA - June 16 2020 On June 15, 2020, by a vote of 6-3, the U.S. Supreme Court held that an employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates…

Sabrina A. Beldner, Cameron G. Kynes, Dana Rust, Bruce M. Steen

Virginia Enacts New “Wage Theft Law,” Creating Private Right of Action for Unpaid Wages

USA - April 28 2020 On April 12, 2020, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a series of new employee protection laws related to employee unpaid wage complaints. Notably…

Igor Babichenko, David L. Greenspan, John E. Thomas Jr., Dana Rust, Heidi E. Siegmund, Summer L. Speight, Amy Morrissey Turk

Virginia Adds Legal Provisions to Combat Worker Misclassification

USA - April 27 2020 In March and April 2020, Gov. Ralph Northam signed multiple bills into law meant to combat worker misclassification. The new legislation creates a…

Igor Babichenko, David L. Greenspan, John E. Thomas Jr., Dana Rust, Heidi E. Siegmund, Summer L. Speight, Amy Morrissey Turk