Our Seattle Law Firm - Seth RosenbergIn The Media

Welcome to our media section.  Our Seattle Law Firm is dedicated to Washington state residents.  Our focus is on securing your rights, your livelihood, and long-term economic well-being.  We work hard to advocate on behalf of our clients. On occasion this may involve working with media sources to present our clients best interest.  Below is some coverage of our work in the media.

Bloomberg BNA

Washington High Court Says Employers Must Reasonably Accommodate Religious Practices

Gate Gourmet Inc. employees working at SeaTac International Airport brought a proposed class action against the company in June 2012, alleging that it bars employees from bringing their own lunch for security reasons but fails to accommodate religious dietary requirements in the lunches the company provides. Read more…

KPLU 88.5

Supreme Court Finds in Favor of RLG in Religious Accommodation Case

Washington employers must “reasonably” accommodate the religious practices of their employees, according to a ruling issued by the Washington Supreme Court Thursday. Read more…

KIRO 7 News

Workers sue airline meals company lack of special meals

More coverage of the Supreme Court’s decision regarding reasonable accommodation. Video

Trial News

Valuing religious diversity

There are certain schools in our state that have a higher population of racial and religious minority students than “majority” students.  These students will grow up and enter our labor force and change the demographics we have been accustomed to seeing. Read more…

KIRO 7 News

State Supreme Court could rule in favor of workers fighting for religious rights.

A class action lawsuit filed by employees at airline food manufacturer Gate Gourmet could obligate employers in the state to accommodate employees with religious requirements. Read more…

King 5 News

Exit of gay Catholic vice principal could end in court

The controversial departure of Eastside Catholic School Vice Principal Mark Zmuda is heating up. Zmuda says he was fired for marrying a man; the school says he was resigned. All of this could end up in court. Read more…

Real Change News

Flying friendlier skies?

State Supreme Court decision on Gate Gourmet lawsuit could establish whether employers must accommodate employees’ religious practices. Read more…

KPLU 88.5

KPLU Covers High Court Hearing About Airline Workers

Washington’s Supreme Court will decide whether employers must accommodate the religious practices of their employees. Justices heard oral arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit that involves four men who makes meals for airline passengers. Read more…

Seattle Times

Kumar v. Gate Gourmet in the news again

Are Washington employers obligated to accommodate their employees’ religious practices — giving days off for holidays, for example, or allowing time to to pray during work hours? Read more…

The Bulletin (published by King County Medical Society)

POLST – A Case Study

Patients can outline their wishes by creating Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST), but that doesn’t always mean it will be followed. Read more…

KPLU 88.5

Workers who prepare specialty meals for airlines say their own dietary needs are ignored

Workers near Sea-Tac Airport, who prepare the meals served on many airlines, say their employer is failing to accommodate their religiously-based dietary needs. Read more…

Real Change News

State supreme court to take on Gate Gourmet case

The Washington State Supreme Court will consider whether employers are responsible for accommodating employees’ religious dietary restrictions at work. Read more…

Trouble on the menu

In a class-action lawsuit, workers say cafeteria food served by Gate Gourmet violated their religion.  Read more..

KIRO 7 News

Workers sue airline meals company lack of special meals

TV coverage of the class-action lawsuit, workers say cafeteria food served by Gate Gourmet violated their religion.  Video

 

Support Expressed For Plaintiff in Kumar v. Gate Gourmet

American Civil Liberties Union of Washington amicus brief

Legal Voice amicus brief

Washington Human Rights Commission amicus brief

Washington State Association for Justice Foundation amicus brief