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Americans with Disabilities Act

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

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

Opinion: Remembering the goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act
The Ithaca Voice, ND - 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), ND - 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, ND - 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), ND - 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 ...

Washington Workers with Disabilities Struggle to Find a Good Job Fit
Public News Service, ND - 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, ND - 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 4 news articles »

Answer Man: What are those red tiles in the sidewalk?
Marion Star, ND - Marion Star » Marion Star The Department of Justice is the lead agency that oversees the Americans with Disabilities Act . The Department of Transportation is a designated agency responsible for enforcing the standards and implementing regulations of the ADA section applying to ...

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Help America Vote Act

Rep. Johnson Issues a Statement on the Anniversary of the Help America Vote Act
Focusdailynews, ND - 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 ...

Promote the Vote, Protect the Vote
Huffington Post, ND - 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 »

Clark County debt drops after $1.5M in payments
Springfield News Sun, ND - 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 ...

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

Election Day 2014 finally in the books
Nevada Herald, ND - 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, ND - 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 ...

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

Too many squander right to vote
Fairfaxtimes.com, ND - Fairfaxtimes.com » In seeking that more perfect union, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to outlaw discrimination against voters. In response to the 2000 election, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , reforming how we vote and setting standards for voting.

Uncounted Votes
Center For American Progress, ND - Center For American Progress » Center For American Progress In the wake of the troubled and deeply flawed 2000 presidential election in which between 4 million and 6 million votes were not counted, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act , or HAVA, to restore voters' confidence in the electoral process. One of ...

For now, electronic voting machines will remain in service
Great Bend Tribune, ND - Great Bend Tribune » However, there were Help America Vote Act Endowment funds at that time which covered 90 percent of the county's costs. The machines demonstrated in May would cost around $5,000 each. With the switch to paper ballots, Zimmerman estimates she will ...

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Tue Jul 9, 2013