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Disability discrimination lawsuit targets California business

Society has greatly improved its general approach to workers with disabilities. Injuries, illnesses and other limiting conditions are no longer an excuse to keep people out of the workforce or marginalize their position within it. Federal and California laws protect this principle. Disability discrimination in the workplace…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On February 27, 2018

Disability discrimination lawsuit challenges convenience store

California is the most populous and the most diverse state, including in terms of disabilities. As a result, the Golden State leads the nation in responding to the needs of disabled people. State laws supplement the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in requiring businesses and public facilities…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On January 19, 2018

Suit may expand California disability protections

Physical disabilities do not stop thousands of Californians from making irreplaceable contributions to the state economy. Smart managers know that people dealing with physical differences should not be excluded from the workplace and every effort should be made to adapt to their needs. The Golden State has…

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Disability discrimination can happen without a disability

Technically speaking, you don’t have to be disabled to suffer from disability discrimination. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has very strict regulations regarding disability discrimination, as a way to protect workers. They note that treating an employee or a potential employee less favorably due to…

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Answers to your questions about maternity leave

Missing work for an extended time is worrying. Yet nothing matters to new parents but the health and well-being of their child. Those first months together are important for the health of both the baby and mother, and the bonding that occurs is irreplaceable. That is why…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On February 22, 2017

Basics of filing a disability access claim under the ADA, Part 1

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the preeminent law that guarantees individual rights for Americans with disabilities. The ADA was the first of its kind, and it is now duplicated across the world. The ADA prescribes a variety of positive and negative rights. For instance, businesses…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On November 29, 2016

Benefits employees with disabilities are eligible for

According to United States law, employers are prohibited from discriminating against their employees because of religion, sex, race and disability. Discrimination due to disability has been very common, but several steps have been taken by the federal government to make sure it is stopped. The unfair treatment…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On October 16, 2016

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

United States law protects disabled people from discrimination in the workplace. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990 to put an end to disability discrimination in employment, public accommodations, state and local governments or transportation. Any person who is disabled is protected under the Act. Under…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On September 8, 2016

ADA can protect employment rights of those with ADHD and dyslexia

If you are a parent whose child has faced struggles in school due to a learning or attention disorder, you may feel a sense of relief when he or she graduates. School can be challenging for all youngsters, but those with learning disabilities truly have an uphill…

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The law requires employers to discuss disability accommodations

If you have suffered a debilitating injury, your job takes on even more importance in your life. For one thing, you may be facing a new set of expenses that you never anticipated. And as unfair as it may be, your new circumstances may make it more…

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