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Michael A. Giarratano

Associate
Long Island

P 631-247-0404
F 631-247-0417
Michael.Giarratano@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Michael A. Giarratano is an Associate in the Melville, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His 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.

While attending law school, Mr. Giarratano was a member of the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal.

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Employer’s FMLA Policy and Legitimate Business Reason Lead to Early Dismissal of Employee’s Claim
May 29, 2018

In Everson v. SCI Tennessee Funeral Services, LLC., the federal court granted summary judgment dismissing Plaintiff’s FMLA claims because the worker  failed to follow Defendant’s FMLA notice requirements when requesting leave.  As discussed below, Plaintiff’s ADA claim also was dismissed. Read More

Listing Essential Function in Job Description Essential to Defeat ADA Claim
January 3, 2018

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently vacated the lower court’s grant of summary judgment that dismissed a disability discrimination claim brought by a female police detective.  Years earlier, the detective suffered a “small heart attack” that the Police Department felt presented a significant risk if she suffered a Taser s Read More