New Push Underway to Eliminate Subminimum Wage
Government investigators say that a lack of resources is one of the main reasons people with disabilities continue to work for less than minimum wage. Now, some lawmakers want to change that. A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. House...
Federal Appeals Court Limits ADA Website Accessibility Lawsuits
A federal appeals court has just provided some much-needed relief to businesses facing a barrage of website accessibility lawsuits alleging that their sites do not comply with the nation’s main disability discrimination statute. These lawsuits typically involve a prospective...
Websites Not Bound by ADA Accessibility Rules, 11th Circuit Finds
In a decision that a dissenting judge warned could have widespread consequences for visually impaired people, a split panel of the 11th Circuit ruled Wednesday that websites for businesses that are generally open to the public are not...
Subway Franchisee to Pay $28,700 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit
A Bloomington, Ind., fast-food sandwich shop will pay $28,700 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.
The EEOC charged in its suit that Ranrae,...
Marine Veteran Denied Job Due to Disability Now Suing Company
A multi-tour Iraq war veteran has filed a lawsuit against a future employer, alleging that they violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by rescinding a job offer only after learning of his service-related disability. During his service,...
Court Denies Uber’s Motion to Dismiss ADA Discrimination Complaint
On Monday, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the District of Columbia District Court issued an opinion denying Uber Technologies Inc.’s motion to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the District of Columbia Human...