The Paley Rothman Blog
Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys. The information in the blogs and articles is not a substitute for legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Should you have any questions or want legal advice, please contact the attorney who wrote the blog or article.
July 1, 2021
By Jessica Summers
on July 1, 2021
On July 1, 2021, Virginia employers with five or more employees will need to make sure that they are in full compliance with the Commonwealth’s new disability discrimination law
November 13, 2017
Over the past few years, the D.C. area—along with the rest of the country—has seen a dramatic rise in the presence and use of service animals, therapy animals, and emotional-support animals for all manner of medical conditions.
July 18, 2017
Recent case suggests employers may be required to make exceptions to drug testing policies to accommodate employees who have been prescribed medicinal marijuana.
July 12, 2017
The concept of a “mental health day” is often overlooked when employers craft their vacation and leave policies. However, a recent tweet by a San Francisco-based web developer has sparked a national discussion about mental health and the appropriate way for employers to handle these situations.
March 8, 2017
D.C. Circuit confirms that OSHA does not permit employees to sue their employers for retaliation; instead, employees are limited to filing complaints with the Department of Labor.