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‘Tis The Season To Avoid Workplace Legal Troubles, Part 1

By December 28, 2015

Michael T. Landen and Lisa J. Jerles The holidays are among us, which means employees can look forward to company holiday parties to celebrate another successful year with their firm or companies. Unfortunately, the holiday season can also result in legal issues for both employers and employees, which may arise …

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Setback for Uber on drivers’ class action case

By December 10, 2015

Uber suffered a setback in a landmark class-action lawsuit on Wednesday, as a California judge ruled to expand the class of drivers who can participate and the types of reimbursement they can seek. The case, which is set to be tried by jury in June, centers on the question of …

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The Americans with Disabilities Act opened doors

By August 1, 2014

July 26 marked the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a landmark law passed in 1990 that for the first time in our history created nationwide standards for combating discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, telecommunications relay services and government activities. The Act …

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Reflecting on the Americans with Disabilities Act

By July 23, 2014

July 26 marks the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a landmark law passed in 1990 that for first time in our history created nationwide standards for combating discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, tele-communications relay services and government activities. The Act has …

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Hobby Lobby Ruling a Potential Slippery Slope

By July 10, 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued a landmark decision in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Inc. case last week, asserting that certain employers with religious objections can deny paying for contraception under the Affordable Care Act. Michael Landen, a partner at Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, …

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