Theresa Kelly was quoted in the article, "Attorneys React To High Court's EEOC v. Abercrombie Ruling," in Law360. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc. that to prevail on a religious discrimination claim, a job applicant need only show that her need for a religious accommodation was a motivating factor in the employer's decision not to hire her, not that the employer had direct knowledge of the need. Kelly states the Court's distinction between knowledge and motive may in the real world, "present some proof problems. Other religious accommodation cases that do not involve dress or other practices that may be apparent at an interview or during the hiring process may present facts where there is no possible way to prove motive without knowledge. In this case, however, the interviewer articulated her suspicion that the plaintiff wore the headscarf because of her faith, bringing it within the purview of Title VII."
Theresa Kelly and Alba Aviles authored an article, "The Weighty Matter of Obesity in the Workplace," which was published in the May 2019 edition of Employee Benefit Plan Review.
On May 31, Francine Esposito will serve as the moderator and speak on a multi-national panel of attorneys on the topic of "Unions in the Workplace," at the 2019 Lex Mundi Labor and Employee and Employee Benefits and Pension Joint Practice Group Global Meeting in Boston.
On May 22, Heather Weine Brochin will be presenting on "Navigating New Jersey Law when Hiring and Onboarding Employees" at the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals Mid-Jersey Chapter event.
On March 12, Heather Weine Brochin will be speaking at the 2019 International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) Convention & Expo being held at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort in Savannah, GA.
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Gary Betensky and Michael Napoleone were featured in a profile, "Day Pitney LLP: Firm Expands to Better Serve South Florida Clients," published in the March issue of The Boca Raton Observer magazine.
Day Pitney associate Arianna Mouré was featured in an article, "Practicing Law and Contributing to the Greater Good," published in the Fall/Winter 2018 edition of the Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences Access Newsletter.
Heather Weine Brochin was quoted in an article, "Confidentiality Disqualifies Harassment Settlement Tax Deductions," published on the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) website.