7.8.13  

  Hospitality Law  

 

Kara M. Maciel and Jordan B. Schwartz co-wrote an article titled "Revisit Food Allergy Accommodations for Guests and Employees." 

 

An excerpt:

 

A broadly worded settlement agreement between the U.S. Department of Justice and Lesley University extends the Americans with Disabilities Act's protections to individuals with severe allergies. This new, expansive interpretation of the term "disability" could increase potential legal exposure to failure to accommodate claims under the ADA, making it more important than ever to ensure that your restaurants and bars are equipped to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with severe food allergies.

Title III of the ADA requires hospitality operators to maintain facilities that are accessible to individuals with disabilities, and make their goods and services available to and usable by individuals with disabilities on an equal basis with members of the general public. This includes making reasonable modifications to policies, practices, and procedures when necessary to serve customers/guests with disabilities.

 

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