By Nicolas A.Lussier, and Nicholas H. De Baun

Seyfarth Synopsis: On November 17, 2023, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law S4516, a significant amendment to Section 5-336 of the New York General Obligations Law. This legislation marks a critical expansion in the state’s ongoing efforts to regulate settlement agreements, particularly with respect to non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)

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By Jennifer L. Mora

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently settled lawsuits with two employers it claims violated the Americans with Disabilities Act after rejecting a job applicant and terminating an employee based on their prescription drug use.

The opioid crisis is dominating the news. And, employers have reason to be concerned. According to the Bureau of
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