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The Americans With Disabilities Act Turns 30
The Americans With Disabilities Act Turns 30

This year marks the 30 th anniversary of a major milestone in our nation’s history – the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“the “ADA”). Banning discrimination on the basis of disability in employment (places of public accommodation, public services ...

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  • The Americans With Disabilities Act Turns 30

    This year marks the 30 th anniversary of a major milestone in our nation’s history – the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“the “ADA”). Banning discrimination on the basis of disability ...

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  • New York State Court Issues Groundbreaking Decision Nullifying an Arbitration Agreement in a Sexual Harassment Case

    On July 10, 2020, Justice Luis L. Nock issued an order denying a motion to compel arbitration in a sexual harassment case. Behind this dry description lies a groundbreaking decision that represents a ...

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  • New York City Appeals Court Confirms That Employers Must Engage in Rigorous Interactive Process

    When an employee faces challenges due to a disability, the law requires that the employer engage in an “interactive process” to find a way to accommodate that disability. The First Department, an ...

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  • Can Employers Require COVID-19 Testing?

    In its latest guidance, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has stated that businesses can't make workers take tests that detect COVID-19 antibodies without violating the Americans with ...

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  • As New York Plans to Enter Phase 2, What Can Employees Expect When They Return to Work

    What can New York City employees expect when they return to work in the coming weeks? The answer is easy…they can expect a whole new world. Of course, some employers are going to continue to allow ...

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Title VII Protects Against LGBTQ Discrimination

    The word “landmark” does not begin to cover the impact that the Supreme Court’s decision in Bostock v. Clayton County (June 15, 2020) will have on employment discrimination. In a 6-3 decision, the ...

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