Our Blog – Washington DC
The U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies the Meaning of “Undue Hardship” For Religious Accommodations under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Jul 28, 2023
In short, the Groff decision changed the legal landscape, making it more difficult for employers to deny requests religious accommodations. A de minimis increase in costs no longer constitutes an undue hardship and employers will need to accommodate requests unless there are “substantial increased costs in relation to the conduct of its particular business.”
Apr 25, 2019
By now, most in the captive insurance industry know about the Cease and Desist Order issued last year by the elected Washington Insurance Commissioner (the “Commissioner”) to Cypress, Microsoft’s Arizona-domiciled captive. The Commissioner ordered Cypress to stop transacting insurance and to pay Washington tax on its premiums, as well as interest and penalties. The dispute settled for $876,820, and Cypress issues its policies through a surplus lines broker.
May 03, 2017
We are proud to announce our new offices in Washington DC. Located at 910 17th St, the office overlooks Farragut Square.
Apr 30, 2017
Jon Ross attended American Bar Association meeting in Washington, DC on April 26, 2017 accompanied by other members of the New Hampshire Bar Association to lobby the NH Delegation to support funding for The Legal Services Corporation and Civil Legal Aid Funding for Veterans.