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Steptoe & Johnson LLP | USA | 8 Nov 2018

Key Labor & Employment Issues Facing Retailers

More and more, retailers turn to novel staffing models to meet the demands of today's consumer. But retailers must continue to carefully structure

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 1 Feb 2018

Obese Employees May Be Protected Under FEHA

In December 2017, the California Court of Appeal published a decision confirming obesity is a protected disability in California if it has a

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Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers LLP | USA | 3 Nov 2017

The Leaves are Falling: Differing Interpretations of Leave as ADA Accommodation

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has consistently maintained that leaves of absence should be considered as a form of

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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | USA | 26 Oct 2017

Seventh Circuit Rejects Extended Leave as Reasonable Accommodation Under ADA

Employers in the retail sector are constantly faced with the balancing act of relying on their workforce to operate a profitable business while also

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Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP | USA | 13 Oct 2016

Summary of Key New California Laws for 2017: What Employers Should Know

Governor Brown has this year signed several new laws impacting California employers, some of which have already gone into effect and others that will

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Epstein Becker Green | USA | 10 Oct 2016

You Snooze, You Don’t Necessarily Lose

Do retail employers really need to tolerate employees who sleep on the job?? The plaintiff in Beaton v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority New

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Pepper Hamilton LLP | USA | 20 Jul 2016

The Travails of the Telecommuting Accommodation

An employee has asked to work from home because of his disability. Do I have to provide him with that option? With technology making it easier than

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 16 Jul 2016

Decades Later, Questions Linger Over Disability Access Online, But ADA Litigation Continues

When the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990, computers used floppy disks and the “World Wide Web” was still being tested by

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FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 12 Jul 2016

Paternalism And Pregnant Employees: A Bad Idea

Pregnancy discrimination in employment is against the law. This is true even if an employer claims to have the best interests of the employee in mind

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Addleshaw Goddard LLP | United Kingdom | 5 Jul 2016

Accessibility on the high street - Ensuring equality on Britain's high street

There are 12 million people in Britain with disabilities - a considerable portion of the UK's spending power. An audit conducted in 2014 by

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