Recently, the Eleventh Circuit held that a private settlement entered into by Hooters and a first-filed plaintiff did not moot a nearly identical, later-filed website accessibility lawsuit by a different plaintiff. This case underscores the importance of quickly remediating website accessibility issues, as well as taking care to draft settlement agreements to maximize arguments that future lawsuits are barred.
Continue Reading Website Accessibility Update: Eleventh Circuit Holds a Private Settlement with One Plaintiff Will Not Moot a Nearly Identical Lawsuit By Another

San Francisco’s Fair Scheduling and Treatment of Formula Retail Employees Ordinance was passed in 2014, and the trend to pass this type of legislation has expanded into several states. Will Seattle, Washington be the next municipality to propose a predictable scheduling ordinance for retailers?
Continue Reading Monitoring Predictable Scheduling Legislation: Is Seattle Next?