5 Things Everyone Should Know About People With Disabilities
What do you really need to know about disability? If you’re not disabled yourself, and don’t have a child, spouse, brother or sister, or parent with disabilities, how knowledgeable and up to date on disability issues are you...
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Lap band surgery didn't render teacher 'regarded as' disabled under the ADA, 5th Cir. rules
- A teacher’s lap band surgery didn’t render her protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (ADA) "regarded as" disabled prong, the 5th ...
Abnormal cell growth — without cancer — may be a disability, 6th Cir. rules
· A day care worker did not have cancer, but her genetic mutation and abnormal cell growth may qualify as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the 6th...
ASICS America Corporation to Pay $49,650 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit
ASICS America Corporation will pay $49,650 to a former employee to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, a...
Under ADA, Whether Impairment is “Minor” is Separate Inquiry from “Transitory.”
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit stated that the exemption of “transitory and minor” impairments from the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act requires an employer to establish that the impairment in question...
Oregon Publishes Final Rule Requiring Pharmacies to Provide Prescription Label Readers
Continuing the national trend of increased focus on accessibility in health care, the Oregon Board of Pharmacy recently published 855-041-1131 (Rule), requiring pharmacies to notify patients that prescription label readers are available, and to provide the...