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Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits against businesses on the upswing in ...
AL.com, AK - Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits against businesses on the upswing in ... AL.com » Dozens of small restaurants and bars in the Birmingham area, from Mountain Brook to Southside, have been hit with lawsuits this year claiming violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act . Business owners say they are quick to fix any problems and ...

Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act
Leader-Telegram, AK - Fox11online.com Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act Leader-Telegram » Some districts won't accept any students with disabilities, the lawsuit said, which violates the families' constitutional rights to equal protection that the Americans with Disabilities Act was designed to address. The lawsuit alleges that more than 1 ... WI School-Transfer Program Excludes Disabled, Kids Say Courthouse News Service all 53 news articles »

Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act
The Ithaca Voice, AK - Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act The Ithaca Voice » The Americans with Disabilities Act was a high point in ensuring the civil rights of people with all types of disabilities. Twenty-five years later, reading the complaints of a few of our downtown business-people and in particular, a spokesperson for ...

No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk
Lexology (registration), AK - No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk Lexology (registration) » In Weaving v. City of Hillsboro, the Ninth Circuit recently found that an individual with ADHD was not disabled within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Weaving's employment as a police officer was terminated due to the ...

Americans With Disabilities Act
Mondaq News Alerts (registration), AK - Mondaq News Alerts (registration) » The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities, and employers could be exposed to claims of disability discrimination if they require employees to take leave because of a perceived ...

Meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act: Free Presentation and Workshop
TheAlternativePress.com, AK - Meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act : Free Presentation and Workshop TheAlternativePress.com » The city of Summit invites all to attend a free presentation and workshop, Meeting Americans with Disabilities Act on Thursday, December 4 th from 1 4 pm at the Summit DCP, 100 Morris Avenue. This upcoming event will feature one of the nation's ...

Family and Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act
Lexology (registration), AK - Family and Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act Lexology (registration) » In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we report on two employment law cases from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The first case discusses allegations of retaliation under the FMLA. The second case discusses reasonable accommodations for ...

Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ...
Talk of the Sound, AK - Talk of the Sound » Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ... Talk of the Sound EDITOR'S NOTE: Apologies in advance! This article is meant as a primer which will be linked back to in coming articles on ADA violations in New Rochelle schools. It's a bit dry, heavy on jargon and numbers. Just keep in mind this is meant as an article ...

Washington Workers with Disabilities Struggle to Find a Good Job Fit
Public News Service, AK - Public News Service » PHOTO: Despite protections in the Americans with Disabilities Act , it is still more difficult for Washingtonians with a disability to find a job than it is for other people. Photo credit: Ivelin Radkov/FeaturePics.com.

Congress finds cause to agree on: Disability assistance
Detroit Free Press, AK - Opposing Views Detroit Free Press » The bill is the biggest piece of legislation to affect disabled Americans since the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act . It creates tax-exempt investment accounts for people born with disabilities to save for future expenses, such as education ... Congress Set To Pass Legislation For Disabled Americans Opposing Views all 3 news articles »

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Help America Vote Act

Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act
Focusdailynews, AK - Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act Focusdailynews » I am pleased to note that today marks the 12th anniversary of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Since its passing in 2002, this piece of legislation has been pivotal in mandating minimum standards in voting systems and voter access here in the United ...

From the editor: County election results come slowly but surely
Star News, AK - Star News » After initial talks with county auditors in Sherburne, Anoka and Hennepin counties, it's clear the big difference is Anoka and Hennepin have gone to wireless modems, thanks in large part to Help America Vote Act of 2002, and continued financial support ... and more »

Promote the Vote, Protect the Vote
Huffington Post, AK - Huffington Post » In the 2000 presidential election, scenes of long lines, reports of malfunctioning voting equipment, and complaints that those turned away had no recourse together spurred a bipartisan coalition to pass the 2002 Help America Vote Act . Voting rights ...

10 Years After the Help America Vote Act, Voters Face New Challenges
Huffington Post, AK - 10 Years After the Help America Vote Act , Voters Face New Challenges Huffington Post » That was unacceptable, and it's the reason I cosponsored the Help America Vote Act , which was signed into law ten years ago today. That groundbreaking legislation has already strengthened the security of states' voting systems and increased ... and more »

Election Day 2014 finally in the books
Nevada Herald, AK - Nevada Herald » After the Help America Vote Act passed in 2006, all counties are required to use voting equipment to give voters a second chance that will ensure their ballot is cast. With that act and the equipment financed by the federal government, County Clerk ... and more »

Ulster County Legislature to vote Tuesday on paying election costs
The Daily Freeman, AK - The Daily Freeman » Prior to the enactment of the Help America Vote Act , each municipality in the county bore the cost of running elections in its community. In implementing the federal act, New York state put the responsibility for running elections including the ...

Voting accusations fly in reservation areas
Sioux Falls Argus Leader, AK - Sioux Falls Argus Leader » Sioux Falls Argus Leader Commissioners last year said they would establish an early voting center in Fort Thompson if they could do so using Help America Vote Act money. Elaine Wulff, Buffalo County's auditor, said the county has about $20,000 in HAVA money. But Wulff said the ...

Oglala Sioux Tribe Sues Jackson County Over Voting Rights
KELOLAND TV, AK - KELOLAND TV » KELOLAND TV They claim the tribe's request for a satellite voting center could be set up using money from South Dakota's Help America Vote Act or HAVA. However, the Jackson County Commissioners said during a June meeting that the state HAVA plan does not ... and more »

South Dakota Working Hard to Make It Harder For Natives to Vote
Indian Country Today Media Network, AK - Indian Country Today Media Network » At the South Dakota Board of Elections July 31 meeting, secretary of state and top elections official Jason Gant declared that he would write to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to ask whether Help America Vote Act funds can be used to pay ... and more »

Election Day: What you need to know
Muncie Star Press, AK - Muncie Star Press » Muncie Star Press For complaints about accessibility issues or fraud on Election Day, call Indiana's Help America Vote Act toll-free number, 866-IN1-VOTE (866-461-8683) from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, or download a complaint form at www.in.gov/sos/elections/2653.htm.

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Tue Jul 9, 2013