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Webinars & Training March 13, 2024

INTERACTIVE WEBINAR: A Work in Progress: Food Allergies Rights and Accommodations on the Job

From disability law to business dining, workplace food policies, and access to medications, learn about navigating your food allergies in a professional setting.

March 13, 2024, 7:00 p.m. ET 

Calling all employees with food allergies! Do you ever wonder about food allergy rights in your work environment? How do you handle business lunches and dinners? Do you disclose your allergies to potential employers? What can you expect in the staff kitchen? Discuss these questions and more with our special guest speaker, Mary Vargas, a partner with the litigation firm, Stein and Vargas LLP in Washington, D.C.


About the Speaker

Mary Vargas

Mary C Vargas

Mary Vargas engages in nationwide impact litigation on behalf of individuals with disabilities. Vargas has won key victories in federal courts throughout the United States on behalf of individuals with food allergies, celiac disease, and other disabilities. Vargas served on the expert panel that developed national guidelines for the management of celiac disease in learning environments. She was awarded the 2017 FARE Vision Award for food allergy activism, the 2016 Eagle Award for groundbreaking disability rights litigation related to representation of a deaf medical student, and the 2010 Advocacy for Persons with Pain Award. Vargas is a 1998 Skadden Fellow and a 1994 Truman Scholar. She is also the mother of three children, two with celiac disease and one with food allergies.

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