Wednesday, July 18, 2007
ABA Teleconference on FRD
Many thanks to Carolyn Lerner of Heller, Huron, Chertkof, Lerner, Simon & Salzman for moderating, to Margaret Murray of the Law Offices of Margaret E. Murray in San Francisco for providing the management perspective, and Cynthia Calvert of the Center for WorkLife Law for discussing the plaintiff's perspective.
Many thanks, too, to the many participants in the audience. For the benefit of the audience, here are citations to some of the cases mentioned during the teleconference:
Back v. Hastings on Hudson, 365 F.3d 107 (2d Cir. 2004) (stereotyping is gender discrimination).
Knussman v. Maryland, 16 F. Supp. 2d 601 (D. Md. 1998), motion for new trial granted in part, denied in part by, 65 F. Supp. 2d 353 (D. Md. 1999); award vacated & remanded, 272 F.3d 655 (4th Cir. 2001).
Schultz v. Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp., No. 01 C 0702 (N.D. Ill. 2002) (FMLA, $11.65 million verdict).
Trezza v. Hartford, Inc., 1998 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20206, 78 Fair Empl. Prac. 1826 (S.D.N.Y. 1998).
O’Neal v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 30305 (N.D. Ala. 2004) (employer wins PDA/ADA case).
Detels v. Farmers Insurance Exchange, 2002 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 11942 (Ct. App. Cal. 4th 2002) (employer wins CFRA case).
Additional information about FRD can be found at WorkLife Law's web site.