Allred, Maroko & Goldberg

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March 2020 Archives

Can my employer force me to come into work during a Covid-19 lockdown?

The novel coronavirus (which causes the disease Covid-19) is creating concerns for workers across the country, and in particular New York and California. According to recent reports, the number of coronavirus cases in California has surged past 3,000 cases and New York has more than 33,000 cases. Governors in both states have ordered all “nonessential” businesses to close and advised residents to stay at home.

Why is racial discrimination now more difficult to prove under Section 1981 claims?

A recent Supreme Court ruling made it more difficult for plaintiffs to win racial discrimination lawsuits. Byron Allen, an African American man, founded the production studio Entertainment Studios Network (ESN) in 1993. In 2014, Allen started negotiating with the media conglomerate Comcast to have them host ESN's channels, but the two parties were unable to reach a final agreement.

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