Peter Petesch

Peter Petesch

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Obesity Alone as a Disability? Slim Chance, Says Eighth Circuit

A memorable scene from the dark comedy “In Bruges” features a clash between a disgraced Irish assassin, played by Colin Farrell, and three portly American tourists after Farrell’s character warns them not to climb the narrow...more

4/14/2016 - ADA ADAAA Corporate Counsel Disability Disability Discrimination EEOC Obesity Popular

The Wave of Website and Other ADA Accessibility Claims – What You Should Know

Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), providing for equal access for persons with disabilities in places of public accommodation, has made the country far more accessible. Yet, given its highly technical...more

2/23/2016 - ADA DOJ Public Accommodation Public Entities Title II Title III Website Accessibility

Annual Report on EEOC Developments – Fiscal Year 2015

This Annual Report on EEOC Developments—Fiscal Year 2015 (hereafter “Report”), our fifth annual Report, is designed as a comprehensive guide to significant EEOC developments over the past fiscal year. The Report does not...more

1/13/2016 - ADA Annual Reports Class Action Corporate Counsel EEOC Enforcement Actions GINA Hiring & Firing Pregnancy Discrimination Religious Discrimination Wage and Hour Wellness Programs Young Lawyers

Annual Report On EEOC Developments: Fiscal Year 2014

In This Issue: - INTRODUCTION ..I. LOOKING BACK AT FY 2014: A REVIEW OF EEOC SUCCESSES AND FAILURES, AND SIGNIFICANT CASES AND DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH FOR IN FY 2015 ..A. Key Statistics ...more

1/5/2015 - Access To Justice ADA Conciliation Discrimination EEOC Enforcement Statistics Equal Pay Gender Discrimination Harassment Hiring & Firing PDA Popular Pregnancy Discrimination Sexual Orientation Discrimination Strategic Enforcement Plan Wage and Hour

No Coverage for the Cantankerous? The Ninth Circuit Goes "Retro" In Finding "No Disability"

In Weaving v. City of Hillsboro, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit waxed nostalgic by reversing a jury and lower court finding that a police officer with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) had a...more

8/21/2014 - ADA ADAAA Disability Disability Discrimination

Sixth Circuit Opens Floodgates on Telecommuting as a Reasonable Accommodation

In Quentin Tarantino's classic film, "Pulp Fiction," two hitmen, Jules and Vincent (played by Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta), find themselves in a farcical and escalating "mess" – requiring the advice of a "fixer" known...more

4/25/2014 - ADA Disability EEOC Employee Rights Reasonable Accommodation Telecommuting

Annual Report on EEOC Developments - Fiscal Year 2013

In this Report: - Introduction - Reflections On Fifty Years Of Title Vii Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964 And Unsettled Issues Involving Systemic Claims And Class-Based Litigation By The EEOC - Overview...more

1/27/2014 - Civil Rights Act Compliance Discrimination EEOC Employee Rights Enforcement Actions Investigations Subpoenas Title VII

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