June 2019 E-Update

Click here to view entire E-Update as a PDF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS Supreme Court Upholds Deference to Agency Interpretation of Regulations In a case with widespread impact across all legal areas, including labor and employment, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Auer doctrine, under which courts give deference to an agency’s […]

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Obesity Alone Is Not A Disability

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that extreme obesity, without evidence of an underlying physiological condition, does not meet the definition of a physical impairment and therefore is not considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act. In Richardson v. Chicago Transit Authority, due to […]

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