Shepard Discusses ADA Accommodation issues, Tenure Denial Litigation, Adverse Jury Verdict Reversal, and ERISA Class Action Suits in this month’s “HR and the Courts” Published by CUPA-HR in the CUPA-HR NEWS

Ira M. Shepard
Published May 26, 2020

Ira Shepard, of counsel with Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, provides an overview of cases and regulatory actions during the May 2020 edition of HR and the Courts.

This month’s issues include:

  • ADA suit dismissed as no accommodation request was made by the student worker and university’s “mere awareness” of an employee’s disabling condition does not “ordinarily” satisfy the ADA request requirement
  • Former physics professor loses Title IX, and Title VII sex and race claims and no constitutional due process challenge to his suspension and tenure denial resulting from his affair with a grad student in violation of university rules
  • College softball coach wins right to jury trial over his retaliatory discharge whistle blower claims
  • California court of appeals vacates $13 million jury verdict awarded to professor in sex harassment case
  •  Seventh prominent university settles class action ERISA suit

Read the full post here.