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Michael T. Landen

How technology has changed ADA lawsuits

By February 20, 2019

Each week, large companies across the country often find themselves facing lawsuits for alleged violations of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), particularly when it comes to wheelchair ramps and accessible parking. However, companies need to be aware that they could soon become the target for a …

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Michael T. Landen

Daily Business Review: Real Estate Agent Loses Job After Video Shows Her Mocking Gillum Supporters in Election Protest

By November 13, 2018

Kluger Kaplan’s Michael Landen provides employment law insights in today’s Daily Business Review.  A United Realty Group Inc. real estate agent demonstrating with protesters calling for the firing of the Broward election supervisor is out of a job following a high-profile Twitter video. Liliana Albarino-Olinick was fired Saturday as an …

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Fantasy leagues, office pools: legalities employers need to consider

By September 19, 2016

By Michael Landen The popularity of fantasy sports have not only greatly impacted fans’ involvement in their favorite leagues, but can impact their performance in the workplace. According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, 56.8 million Americans and Canadians participate in fantasy sports, of which 37.5 million are employed full …

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9th Circ. Ruling May Stall Uber Driver Classification Suits

By September 13, 2016

By Linda Chiem Law360, New York (September 9, 2016, 6:02 PM ET) — The Ninth Circuit’s ruling that ex-Uber drivers suing the company over background checks must fight it out in individual arbitration, not the courts, deals a body blow to a host of high-profile wage-and-hour class actions where drivers …

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Uber Primed For Hard Fight After $100M Labor Deal Rejected

By August 31, 2016

By Linda Chiem A California federal judge’s rejection on Thursday of a proposed $100 million class action settlement for Uber drivers allegedly stiffed on tips and work expenses may discourage the ride-hailing giant from sweetening the deal, instead prompting it to aggressively step up its defense of its independent-contractor business …

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