The Final Regulations to the ADA Amendments Act: Redefining What it Means to Be 'Disabled' Under the Act
Melissa E. Pierre-Louis, Employment Law Strategist, 2011
Recruiting Talent without Liability: Avoiding Conflicts and Disqualification in Lateral Hiring
Melissa E. Pierre-Louis, American Bar Association Midwinter Meeting, 2011
Employers Must Revisit Their Hiring Policies to Incorporate Ex-Offenders into the Workplace
Melissa Pierre-Louis, Section of Labor and Employment Law Flash, February 2010
The Disparate Impact of Criminal Screening Policies
Melissa E. Pierre-Louis, New York City Conference on Representing Employees, 2010
Impact Matters: How Lewis v. City of Chicago Saved the Timeliness of Disparate Impact Claims
Melissa E. Pierre-Louis, NELA Employee Advocate, 2010
Arbitrability Of Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Claims
This article explores the arguments presented by member firms and registered employees, and outlines what arbitration panels have decided. Laurence S. Moy. Pearl Zachlewski, Linda Neilan, and Katherine Blostein. The Neutral Corner, Newsletter of FINRA Neutrals, Volume 1, 2008.
Since the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), arbitrators handling employment claims may be faced with a throny question concerning SOX whistleblower claims: Should a SOX claim be litigated in court or arbitrated? Ultimately, the question comes to whether SOX whistleblower claims constitute "employment discrimination" claims, and are thus exempt from arbitration under Rule 13201 of the Code of Arbitration Procedure for Industry Disputes (Code). This article explores the arguments presented by member firms and registered employees and outlines what arbitration panels have decided.