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Websites and Mobile Applications: Do They Comply with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act?

Labor and Employment Law
Some are calling the new wave of cases challenging the accessibility of commercial and public websites and mobile applications (apps)...

Let’s Get Objective About Objectionable Objections

Labor and Employment Law
Depositions are typically the only time that a party or witness will give testimony in a case since so few...

Healthcare and Social Service Settings in OSHA’s Crosshairs

Labor and Employment Law
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is stepping up its enforcement efforts with respect to workplace violence (WPV) in...

“Gating” Through Wellness Programs Under Proposed EEOC Regulation

Labor and Employment Law
This article examines a recently proposed regulation that limits certain rewards provided through wellness programs. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

LGBT, the EEOC, and the Meaning of “Sex”

Labor and Employment Law
For half a century, Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination has been applied almost exclusively to disparities between women and...

Discovery in ERISA Cases? How Florida Federal Courts Are Changing the ERISA Landscape One Case at a Time

Labor and Employment Law
Review of an administrator’s benefit determination under the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) when the arbitrary and capricious standard...

The Times Are Still a Changin’: Technology’s Continued Impact on Labor and Employment Law

Labor and Employment Law
Today, technology constantly impacts our lives. The workplace is no exception. For many employers, technology is a key business tool....

Public Whistle-Blower’s Act: The Fourth District Court of Appeal Continues to Follow Trend in Expanding Scope of Retaliation Claims

Labor and Employment Law
A recent decision from the Fourth District Court of Appeal continues the existing trend of courts broadly interpreting provisions in...

Supreme Court “Delivers” New Life to Pregnancy Discrimination Claims in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.

Labor and Employment Law
It has been illegal for employers to discriminate against pregnant women in the workplace since 1978 when Congress enacted the...

Private Sector Florida Whistleblower Act Opposition Claims: Is An Actual Violation Required To Be Engaged in Statutorily Protected Activity?

Labor and Employment Law
The employer-employee relationship is contractual in nature.1 Absent an express agreement or statutory provision to the contrary, the employment relationship...