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Fisher Phillips | USA | 1 Mar 2018

Your School Could Be One Click Away From A Lawsuit

The education industry continues to be at the forefront when it comes to using emerging technology and digital marketing. For most schools, their


Fisher Phillips | USA | 31 Oct 2017

Former Dealership Employee Nabs $1.3 Million Verdict In Disability Discrimination Suit

Why should your dealership conduct thorough investigations into possible employee misconduct and document poor performance before termination? A


Fisher Phillips | USA | 5 Sep 2017

Campus Companions: How To Handle Requests For Service And Assistance Animals

School officials often receive requests from students with disabilities to bring “service animals” and “assistance animals” on campus as an


Fisher Phillips | USA | 28 Jun 2017

"On Second Thought, Maybe I

TLDR: The U.S. Department of Labor will resume the practice of issuing wage-and-hour opinion letters. This is a big development for employers who are


Fisher Phillips | USA | 27 Jun 2017

New Legislation Allows Philadelphia to Shut Down Local Businesses Who Violate Its Anti-Discrimination Laws

The City of Philadelphia will now have the authority to shut down a business within the city for an undefined “period of time” if the business


Fisher Phillips | USA | 25 May 2017

12 Months of Additional ADA Leave Not Reasonable, Court Says

A federal appellate court recently ruled that an employee’s request for 12 months of additional Medical Leave was not reasonable, and thereby upheld


Fisher Phillips | USA | 22 Mar 2017

Supreme Court Increases School Standards For Students With Disabilities

Today, in a unanimous decision crafted by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Supreme Court decided that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act


Fisher Phillips | USA | 1 Mar 2017

Labor Department Boosts Disability Claimant Protections

The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) recently issued a final rule addressing disability benefit claims and appeals (see 81 FR 92316). The rule adds


Fisher Phillips | USA | 26 Jan 2017

No Excuses: "Retroactive Leniency" Is Not An ADA Reasonable Accommodation

A federal appeals court upheld the termination of an employee who tried to blame her misconduct on her disability during the termination meeting


Fisher Phillips | USA | 3 Jan 2017

December 2016: The 8 Biggest Labor And Employment Law Stories

The world of labor and employment law is always evolving at a rapid pace. In order to make sure that you stay on top of the latest developments, here

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