Entries by Steven Long

Virginia Legislature to debate paid leave

By: Jayna Genti, DiMuroGinsberg P.C. When the 2021 Virginia General Assembly reconvenes, the session will inevitably be colored by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. For starters, the House of Delegates plans to gavel in its regular session virtually, with the state Senate again planning to meet at the Virginia Science Museum to provide for greater social […]

Trump’s Executive Order put on hold

By: M. Jarrad Wright, DiMuroGinsberg P.C. Just before Christmas, outgoing President Donald Trump’s controversial Executive Order (EO) banning federal contractors and subcontractors from offering “workplace training that inculcates in its employees any form of race or sex stereotyping or any form of race or sex scapegoating” hit a major roadblock. On December 22, 2020, California […]

Americans with Disabilities Act Recent Case Law Developments June, 2020

By: Jonathan R. Mook and Colete Fontenot DiMuroGinsberg, PC Title I – Employment Provisions Is Plaintiff Actually Disabled Under ADA? In order to have an actual disability cognizable under the Americans with Disabilities Act, an individual must be able to demonstrate that he or she has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a […]

DGRead 21.01.01

International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) Asks Jonathan Mook to Update Them on the ADA; Rocket Docket Update; Michele Kraftschik, Our Unsung Hero; DG/30 Milestone

DGRead 20.12.15

When a Title Causes Confusion; Rocket Docket Update; ADA: Recent Litigation Developments; DG/30 Milestones

Virginia to ratify Equal Rights Amendment

By: Jonathan R. Mook and Colete Fontenot DiMuroGinsberg, PC When the Virginia General Assembly convened in January, ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution was at the top of the agenda. As stated in Section 1, the ERA guarantees: “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged […]

Trump’s Executive Order Creates New Uncertainty for Employers

By: Jarrad Wright At the end of September, President Trump issued Executive Order 13950 innocuously titled “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping,” which has ignited a storm of controversy among employers that do contracting with the federal government. Among other things, the Executive Order bars federal contractors and subcontractors from conducting certain types of racial sensitivity […]