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John Fetterman Interview Highlights ADA Accommodations Still Hard to Get

October 17, 2022
In a recent NBC interview with Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman, we saw a common problem for many Americans: The ability to get reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA ).

New McKinsey Report Highlights Diverse Challenges Facing Asian American Workers

October 3, 2022
The consulting company McKinsey has released a new report highlighting both the challenges and achievements of Asian Americans in the workforce.

Confusion over Abortion Coverage Persists even in Deep Blue States

October 3, 2022
In an odd twist, some workers in those deep blue states are realizing that their health insurance may not cover the practice.

Employee Monitoring Isn’t Just for the Factory Floor Any More

August 30, 2022
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What has long been known by factory workers and low-wage workers like Amazon packers the world over is now entering the work lives of the college educated “thought” workers.

Being a Woman in America Isn’t Getting Easier

August 16, 2022
Being a woman in the United States has gotten harder since those heady days of the early Trump years.

Maternal Mortality Way Up over Last Two Years

August 8, 2022
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Since the beginning of the pandemic, maternal mortality rates in the US have gone up by a stunning 33% for all women, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

California’s New Gun Bill Is Bad Law and Dumb Politics

July 27, 2022
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Senior Associate Alex Berke, writing for the Daily Beast, breaks down the ways in which playing the right’s game will fail to push progressive policies.

Senior Associates Cover "Workplace Protections For Employees Seeking Abortion Care" for Law360

July 22, 2022
In the days and weeks following the Dobbs decision, several national employers ranging from Disney to Tesla have stepped up to offer travel benefits for their employees who must seek abortion care in another state. Learn more about what employees should consider before disclosing their need for abortion to their employer.

Black Residents Face Higher Attrition Rates than White Counterparts

July 12, 2022
Black medical trainees leave or are dismissed from residency or training programs at higher rates than their white peers.

Berke-Weiss Law Represents Plaintiffs In Lawsuit Making Waves

June 29, 2022
Defendant in sexual harassment lawsuit named Superintendent in the Bronx’s District 7, leading to outcry from parents.

Alex Berke for the Daily Beast: You Know What's Missing from the 'Dobbs' Opinion? Women.

June 27, 2022
The US Supreme Court’s catastrophic and heartbreaking decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which has guaranteed a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion for almost 50 years, has ignited a blaze of emotions across the country.

NY State Division on Human Rights Alleges Pregnancy-related Discrimination at Amazon

June 6, 2022
The report suggests that Amazon consultants have identified reasonable accommodations that would allow workers with disabilities to continue performing their functions without undue burden. However, despite this knowledge, company officials continue to pursue a policy of forced unpaid leave rather than internally-identified accommodations.

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