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LeClairRyan | USA | 26 Oct 2018

Emotional Support Animals and the FHA: What Community Associations Should Know

In a previous post, we discussed Dexter the (almost) flying emotional support peacock. In this post, we turn our attention to Maybelline the emotional


LeClairRyan | USA | 16 Mar 2016

Guardianships for Disabled Young Adults

Consider a common situation: Mom and Dad care for their severely disabled child, who is quickly approaching 18 years of age. Let’s call this


LeClairRyan | USA | 2 Apr 2015

The pregnant pause: five takeaways for employers after SCOTUS ruling in Young v. UPS

Last week, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling in Young v. UPS, a closely-watched pregnancy discrimination case filed by a female driver


LeClairRyan | USA | 21 Oct 2013

In Massachusetts, employers may now be liable for associational discrimination

In Flagg v. AliMed, Inc., 466 Mass. 23 (2013), the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court allowed a plaintiff's associational discrimination claim


LeClairRyan | USA | 16 Sep 2013

Virginia employer obligations after a workplace accident

Employers are faced with numerous issues after a work accident, but are not always sure of their rights and duties following these incidents. One


LeClairRyan | USA | 11 Jul 2013

New Affordable Care Act regulations prohibit discrimination in health care programs

Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (the "ACA") extends the reach of federal non-discrimination laws to prohibit discrimination in health care


LeClairRyan | USA | 28 May 2013

Maryland General Assembly mandates “light duty” for pregnant disabled women

Earlier this month, Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley signed legislation providing that, effective October 1, 2013, Maryland employers with 15 or


LeClairRyan | USA | 25 Oct 2012

The EEOC convinces the Seventh Circuit to reverse course on reassignment accommodation under the ADA

Recently, on September 7, 2012, employers faced a blow when the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) achieved a major victory in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals with regard to the reassignment rights of an employee under the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”).


LeClairRyan | USA | 6 Aug 2012

Web-based accessibility under the ADA after recent Netflix decision

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA or Act) serves as a comprehensive civil rights law that generally prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.


LeClairRyan | USA | 24 Oct 2011

Doing wellness right - wellness plans

For most businesses, workforce costs rank at or near the top of their cost structure.

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