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Americans with Disabilities Act

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

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

Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act ...
Talk of the Sound, TX - 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 ...

Kum & Go Chain Settles Disabilities Lawsuit
ABC News, TX - ABC News » The Kum & Go convenience store chain agreed Thursday to spend millions of dollars to make changes at more than 400 stores in 11 states to settle a lawsuit that claimed its gas stations failed to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act . and more »

Giants surprise Army veteran with service dog
Giants.com (blog), TX - Giants.com (blog) » Through their certification, they can travel in all public venues with their military veteran owner as protected through the Americans with Disabilities Act . All dogs are evaluated prior to training to qualify for the program, and each one is carefully ...

Eye on Boise: Capitol seeks to meet disabilities act with upgrades
The Spokesman Review, TX - IdahoOnYourSide.com The Spokesman Review » Idaho's state Capitol is due for $400,000 in accessibility upgrades, to bring the renovated historic structure in line with requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act . They range from new wheelchair-accessible seating areas in the fourth-floor ... Idaho Statehouse Needs Accessibility Upgrades Twin Falls Times-News Idaho Capitol to get upgrade for disability access The Idaho Statesman all 15 news articles »

DOJ forces online grocer Peapod to make website accessible to disabled
The Hill, TX - Killeen Daily Herald The Hill » The DOJ hailed the action as ensuring that anti-discrimination laws under the Americans with Disabilities Act apply to Internet businesses as well as brick and mortar stores. This agreement ensures that people with disabilities will have an equal ... Online grocer Peapod reaches website settlement Salon Justice Department Enters into a Settlement Agreement with Peapod to Ensure ... eNews Park Forest all 24 news articles »

Three options for future of WL City Hall
Journal and Courier, TX - Journal and Courier » Journal and Courier It also would mean having to make it compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act . The study also noted that the building was too small to provide appropriate office space for city departments some had already been moved elsewhere. It also ...

Cozy Cafe is re-opening
DesMoinesRegister.com, TX - DesMoinesRegister.com » DesMoinesRegister.com The bathrooms are also now ADA ( Americans with Disabilities Act ) compliant, which is a first for the 45-year-old building that housed the first Wendy's in Des Moines," Linebach said in an email. Most of the former staff will be returning to the ...

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Help America Vote Act

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

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

Promote the Vote, Protect the Vote
Huffington Post, TX - 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, TX - 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, TX - 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, TX - 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, TX - 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.

Rep. Holt Introduces Bill to Require V-verified Permanent Paper Ballot
Targeted News Service (subscription), TX - Targeted News Service (subscription) » WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 -- Rep. Rush D. Holt, D-N.J., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5741) to "amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require a voter-verified permanent paper ballot under title III of such Act." The bill was introduced on Nov. 19 and ... and more »

Too many squander right to vote
Fairfaxtimes.com, TX - 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, TX - 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 ...

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Tue Jul 9, 2013