TITLE III OF THE ADA: COMPLIANCE AND LITIGATION STRATEGIES

It has been 17 years since the first President Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Congress’s intent in passing the ADA was to eliminate discrimination against millions of Americans with disabilities by establishing...

UNDERMINING ARBITRATION

The California Supreme Court’s Aug. 30 decision in Gentry v. Superior Court tightens the courts’ reins on “pre-dispute” agreements to arbitrate employment law claims. A pre-dispute arbitration agreement, by definition, is one to which the...

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT EMPLOYMENT LAW DECISIONS 2006-2007

The California Supreme Court decided several significant employment law cases since our last summary in August 2006. The Court’s opinions address a number of topics, from employment at will to class actions. The Court also has accepted review of several...
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