1. When must an employer accommodate a pregnant employee?

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    More than 30 years after Congress enacted the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), federal courts continue to disagree whether employers must offer pregnant employees the same accommodations they provide to other workers.  The Supreme Court has the opportunity to resolve this important question, however, by granting certiorari in Young v. United Parcel Service, Case No.  12-1226.  […]

  2. Emergency Unemployment Extension Delayed But Still Possible

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    Despite the upcoming midterm elections, the launch of Obamacare on January 1, and significant changes to marriage and marijuana laws, one of the biggest news story out of Washington this month has been Congress’ failure to extend Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits.  On January 1, 2014, this emergency cushion put in to place to help […]

  3. Employment Law Highlights of 2013

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    This past year developments in employment law kept lawyers, judges, employers, and employees on their toes. Both sides of the employment bar scored victories in 2013. Thus, the question of “What did we learn this year?” is an especially interesting one. Below are some highlights, though this is by no means an exhaustive list. Retaliation […]