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ADA Considerations for Your Family Business
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2018

Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a topic of concern for all businesses. All too often, we assume the ADA only applies to

Dogged by Dogs at Work: Barking Up the Wrong Tree?
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2017

Suppose you hire Kristin Chenoweth to be your new TV show host, and she shows up on the set with her dog Thunder, claiming she needs the dog for

Restaurant rules on use of service animal did not violate Title III of ADA, federal appeals court decides
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • September 6 2012

Title III of the American with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities in places of public accommodation and commercial facilities.

Service animal policies for your hotel or other place of "public accomodation"
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2011

The Department of Justice published revised final regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for title III (public accommodations and commercial facilities) on September 15, 2010.

New ADA rules effective March 15, 2011 - all places of public accommodation are affected
  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2011

The Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") is a federal civil rights law that prohibits the exclusion of people with disabilities from ordinary everyday activities, such as dining in a restaurant, shopping for shoes or having a beer at the local bar.

Gone to the dogs: rules on service animals to become much stricter
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 1 2011

Regulations issued in 1991 following the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) required that public accommodations (which include restaurants, hotels, retail establishments, theaters and concert halls) modify their policies, practices, or procedures to permit the use of a service animal by an individual with a disability.

Ninth Circuit issues ruling examining whether a restaurant's "experience" is accessible to disabled customers
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2011

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently issued a decision in Antoninetti v. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., applying the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to claimed violations at a fast food Mexican restaurant.

Revised ADA regulations to take effect March 15, 2011 in the United States
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2011

On March 15, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice’s amended Final Rule substantially revising and expanding the regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act will become effective.

Employer posting requirements under New Jersey law
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 29 2010

With the start of 2011, New Jersey employers may wish to review the notification requirements regarding employees' workplace rights and responsibilities under state law.

Be prepared: the new ADA standards take effect March 15, 2011
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2010

On July 23, 2010, the U.S. Attorney General signed into law revisions to the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), now the ADA Regulations.