Posts tagged Veganism.

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How's everybody weathering the shutdown? Kinda quiet right now.

 

The_Officers'_Mess_at_the_Transit_Camp,_Benghazi_Art.IWMARTLD2917.jpgThe calm before the default.


But at least the federal courts are still open. Most of you have probably heard by now about the ruling from a federal court in New York in Wang v. Phoenix Satellite Television saying that an unpaid intern can't sue for sexual harassment under the City's Human Rights Law because she's not an ...

Following up on my post on the subject, I had the chance to talk with Colin O'Keefe of LXBN regarding the recent "veganism as religion" case of Chenzira v. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. In the brief interview I explain the background of the case and offer my thoughts on whether or not the plaintiff's veganism must be religious in nature for her claim to stand.  Colin, thank ...

A court says veganism might be a "religion" requiring accommodation, a school district gets nailed for failing to engage in the "interactive process" under the Americans with Disabilities Act, and yet another employer makes an avoidable and very expensive mistake with a severance package. Fun and games!

Is veganism a religion? Could be. A federal judge in Ohio has refused to dismiss a ...

Robin Shea has 30 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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