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Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits against businesses on the upswing in ...
AL.com, AL - 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 ...

Congress plans to pass bill to widen federal help for disabled
Fox News, AL - Fox News » Fox News It would be the first time that Congress passed major legislation for the disabled since the 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act . "This levels the playing field for people less fortunate than we are," said Rep. Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla., the bill's lead ... and more »

Lawsuit: Open enrollment violates Americans with Disabilities Act
Leader-Telegram, AL - 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, AL - 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 ...

Americans With Disabilities Act
Mondaq News Alerts (registration), AL - 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 ...

No rights for the rude: Americans with Disabilities Act does not apply to jerk
Lexology (registration), AL - 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 ...

Meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act: Free Presentation and Workshop
TheAlternativePress.com, AL - 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 ...

International Day of Persons With Disabilities 2014
US Department of State (press release), AL - US Department of State (press release) » Will the buildings have ramps? In too many countries, what we did here at home through the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) whose 25th anniversary we celebrate next year still hasn't been remotely realized. We need to change that and we can. and more »

Family and Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act
Lexology (registration), AL - 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 ...

Government says bosses can't force health tests on workers
Minnesota Public Radio News, AL - TIME ~Government says bosses can't force health tests on workers~ Minnesota Public Radio News » "Under the [ Americans with Disabilities Act ], medical testing of this nature has to be voluntary," the EEOC said in a news release announcing its request for a restraining order. "The employer cannot require it or penalize employees who decide not to ... Why a Popular Way to Control Health Care Costs Is Under Fire TIME all 49 news articles »

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Help America Vote Act

Voting machines aging in Kansas, Missouri
The Rolla Daily News, AL - The Rolla Daily News » The grants were part of the Help America Vote Act , passed after the Bush-Gore election in an effort to upgrade antiquated voting machines across the nation. But Washington is not expected to come up with the cash for another round of purchases, and ... Voting machines aging, replacement looms Newton Kansan all 2 news articles »

Funding to cover large cost of replacing aging voting machines uncertain in ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter, AL - Funding to cover large cost of replacing aging voting machines uncertain in ... Greenfield Daily Reporter » The grants were part of the Help America Vote Act , passed after the Bush-Gore election in an effort to upgrade antiquated voting machines across the nation. But Washington is not expected to come up with the cash for another round of purchases, and ... and more »

Promote the Vote, Protect the Vote
Huffington Post, AL - 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 ... and more »

From the editor: County election results come slowly but surely
Star News, AL - 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 »

Clark County debt drops after $1.5M in payments
Springfield News Sun, AL - Springfield News Sun » Those upgrades and the decision to purchase Springview were pushed forward in part by the Help America Vote Act , which required officials to update security, purchase more technology, and provide more space and storage for the Clark County Board ...

Election Day 2014 finally in the books
Nevada Herald, AL - 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 »

Monmouth elex results glitch: No cause yet for delays
Asbury Park Press, AL - Asbury Park Press » Asbury Park Press The purchase was financed largely by the federal government through the Help America Vote Act , which resulted from the Florida ballot count debacle during the 2000 presidential election. Sequoia was acquired by Dominion, who is now assisting Monmouth ... and more »

Election Day: What you need to know
Muncie Star Press, AL - 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.

It's 2014, But It's Still Difficult For People With Disabilities To Vote
Huffington Post, AL - ~It's 2014, But It's Still Difficult For People With Disabilities To Vote~ Huffington Post » Odian, who identifies as having a learning disability himself, said that in the 12 years since the passing of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), which ushered in sweeping reforms aimed at improving voting systems and voter access, improvements have been ... and more »

Justice Department Announces On-The-Ground Monitoring of Cuyahoga County ...
Cleveland Scene Weekly, AL - Cleveland Scene Weekly » Justice Department Announces On-The-Ground Monitoring of Cuyahoga County ... Cleveland Scene Weekly ... the voter registration list requirements of the National Voter Registration Act; and whether jurisdictions comply with the provisional ballot requirements of the Help America Vote Act . Department personnel also will maintain contact with local ...

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Tue Jul 9, 2013