One of the questions asked was whether COVID-19 is a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Earlier this month, I told you about an attorney who claimed that her former employer wrongfully discharged her for refusing to violate a stay-at-home order.
Now, we’ve got another lawyer-plaintiff, this time claiming that his former employer fired him for taking FMLA leave when after contracted COVID-19. Continue reading
Back in March of last year, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (WNT) sued the United States Soccer Federation in federal court in California. The WNT asserted two claims, one of which was that the Federation violated the Equal Pay Act (EPA) by paying them less than it did the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team (MNT).
On Friday, a federal judge dismissed the EPA claim, concluding that the Federation did not pay the WNT less than the MNT because of their gender.
Indeed, the WNT was paid more than the MNT! Continue reading