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Alyssa J. Calabrese

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Alyssa J. Calabrese is an Associate in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.  Her practice focuses on preparing affirmative action plans for federal contractors and defending federal contractors in audits by the United States Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

Ms. Calabrese assists federal contractors in the preparation of affirmative action plans and EEO-1 and VETS-4212 reports, and defends contractors against allegations of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability, and veteran status in connection with audits by the OFCCP and in related litigation brought on OFCCP’s behalf by the Solicitor’s Office at the U.S. Department of Labor.  Ms. Calabrese also provides counsel on state affirmative action obligations and assists clients in the design and implementation of proactive pay equity analyses.

While attending law school, Ms. Calabrese was a Senior Associate Editor of the Hofstra Law Review.  She was named to the Dean’s List in all semesters and earned First Year Excellence Awards in Civil Procedure I and Transnational Law.

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Seventh Circuit Weighs in on Obesity as a Disability under the ADA
August 20, 2019

In an issue of first impression in the Seventh Circuit, the Court of Appeals upheld summary judgment in favor of the employer dismissing the Plaintiff’s claim that obesity qualified as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Richardson v. Chicago Transit Authority. Read More

Pre-Employment Examinations Without Disparate Impact May Still Serve As Basis For Disparate Treatment Claims
December 19, 2018

In EEOC v. Upstate Niagara Coop., Inc., the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York denied Defendant’s motion to dismiss finding that the EEOC stated claims for discrimination based on sex in violation of Title VII. Read More

Agreement’s Requirement To Forego Claims Of Future Discriminatory Conduct May Constitute A Materially Adverse Action
July 18, 2018

In Lester v. Read More