Disabled employees: Delaying ADA accommodations can result in liability
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers have an obligation to accommodate disabled employees to enable them to perform the essential functions of their job. Failing to accommodate a disabled employee can place you in the crosshairs...
Does YOUR Website Have to be Accessible Under the Americans with Disabilities Act?
Is the internet a place of public accommodation: a virtual town hall or a virtual shopping mall or a virtual movie theater? Courts still struggle with that.
Physicalist courts say that the ADA requires...
The ADA Celebrates its 25th Anniversary Next Year
Join United Spinal and the entire disability community in celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the landmark civil rights law that protects wheelchair users and other people with disabilities from discrimination. Join the celebration.
Justrite Manufacturing Company to Pay $418,000
Justrite Manufacturing Company, a Mattoon, Ill.-based manufacturer of storage, handling and security products, will pay $418,000 to settle disability discrimination complaints filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
The settlement results from a multi-year EEOC investigation which found that Justrite discriminated...
When to File Employment Discrimination Claims in Federal Court
When filing an employment discrimination lawsuit in Federal Court like the Western District of Pennsylvania, a thought typically crosses every attorney’s mind, which is what claims should be alleged in the Complaint?
The most common types of discrimination claims...
Barbara L. Allan
Barbara Louise Allan, passed peacefully on November 7, 2014.
Barbara was born in Seattle in 1927, graduated from the University of Washington and was a member of the Kappa Delta sorority.
When architects in Washington needed information about accessible design, they called...