The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Start to Finish

Your Comprehensive Legal Guide to Everything ADA

Join attorney Meagan D. Bainbridge on this live video webinar by NBI where she will discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Summary:
Conflicting legal interpretations, recent case law, leave requests and confusion regarding the intersection of the FMLA and ADA are leaving many professionals confused. You need to have the latest legal perspectives in order to ensure your clients are following proper practices.

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Best Practices To Ensure Compliance with Website Accessibility Guidelines: Is Your Company Protected?

The Litigation Law Blog

Although private actions against companies for the failure to ensure access to their websites for individuals with disabilities have increased significantly in recent years, both Congress and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have yet to provide clear guidance as to what constitutes compliance under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Given the potential financial consequences facing a business which fails to provide equal access – including significant damages and attorneys’ fees – this lack of statutory or regulatory guidance can be quite problematic.

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OSHA Penalties For Health & Safety Violations Are Going Way Up Starting August 1, 2016

by Lizbeth (Beth) V. West
The Labor & Employment Law Blog

In November 2015, Congress enacted legislation requiring federal agencies to adjust their civil penalties to account for inflation. The Department of Labor (DOL) adjusted penalties for its agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

OSHA’s maximum penalties, which were last adjusted in 1990, will increase by 78%. Going forward, the agency will continue to adjust its penalties for inflation each year based on the Consumer Price Index.

The new penalties will take effect after August 1,

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The EEOC Special Task Force Issues Its Report on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace and Finds that “We Have Come Far But Still Have Far To Go”

by Lizbeth (Beth) V. West
The Labor & Employment Law Blog

The EEOC Special Task Force (“Task Force”) has spent the last 18 months examining the myriad and complex issues associated with harassment in the workplace. Thirty years after the U.S. Supreme Court held in the landmark case of Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson that workplace harassment was an actionable form of discrimination prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Task Force concludes that “we have come a far way since that day,

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Employment Law Update - 2014 A Year in Review | 2015 An Interesting Year Ahead (Newport Beach)

Summary of Program

Join the attorneys from Weintraub Tobin’s Labor and Employment Group as they discuss important legal developments from 2014 and review the complexities of a number of new laws facing employers in 2015.

Program Highlights

  • New Federal and State Legislation and Regulatory Requirements—Compliance is Harder Than Ever!
  • Updates in the World of Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation Law.
  • Privacy: Social Media and Beyond.

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