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ADA TODAY Newsletter - January 2013

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Volume 3 - Issue 4

Know about current ADA and other disability-related activities and events occurring in the community.

Special points of interest in January’s ADA TODAY:

  • ODR Remembers Laura White

Local News and Information:

  • 2013 Summer Internship Program deadline fast approaching! January 11, 2013 is the deadline

Federal News and Information:

  • Justice Department Settles with Law Firm over Discrimination against Individuals Who Are Deaf
  • The Scooter Store Settles Lawsuit for Not Accommodating Employee with Arthritis
  • Nursing Home Sued for Not Accommodating Employee with Asthma
  • Consumer Groups File Complaint against Amazon for Not Providing Internet Captioning
  • EEOC Sues Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for Not Accommodating Employee with Cancer
  • Dillard's Department Store Chain to Settle Lawsuit for Requiring Disclosure of Confidential Medical Information
  • HUD Charges Condominium Group with Making Building Inaccessible to People with Disabilities
  • Justice Department Reaches Agreement with University to Accommodate Students with Food Allergies
  • Labor Department Launches Database for Employers of Nearly 3,000 Ready to Hire Candidates with Disabilities
  • New GAO Report Shows Increased Demand for Paratransit Services
  • New Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Complaint Form Ready for Review - Comments Due February 15, 2013

And more..