Rrb Disability. Legal news and articles for April 22 - 27, 2017

WeHo's Disabilities Board Addresses Dogs in Shops and Grocery StoresTownship in Thumb tells feds it will follow disability lawOhio bill to help interaction between law enforcement and those with communication disabilityTwp. in Thumb tells feds it will follow disability lawTownship in Thumb Tells Feds It Will Follow Disability LawNew York City's Subway System Violates Local and Federal Laws, Disability Groups SayWhy are we criminalizing behavior of children with disabilities? - The ...Judge's rules against Rio Nido bar and in favor of disability rights activistOPM Disability Retirement: The persistent tinnitus of lifeArizona Bill That Gives Businesses A Cure Period To Fix ADA Violations Signed Into LawDisabled passengers decry seating upchargesSocial Security Disability and Student Loan Relief: A Taxing ProblemPregnant Workers Fairness Act fills loopholes in state, federal lawDelhi University doctor stands up for UP government employee's rightsBill steps up traffic-stop training

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OPM Disability Retirement: Being right
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)April 7, 2017

In the end, it will not matter whether you are in the right wing or the left wing of the political spectrum, but being right on matters of principle and the law will not have left you with room for further argumentation, unless you rightly file in a ...more »

West Gardiner man with kidney disease challenges state decision to deny disability payments
Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelApril 7, 2017

He went to the State House Friday morning to speak in favor L.D. 176, a bill that he hopes will change the laws regarding the state disability retirement benefits. However, the Legislature's Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee only briefly ...more »

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WeHo's Disabilities Board Addresses Dogs in Shops and Grocery Stores
WEHOvilleApril 27, 2017

Board chair Yola Dore said that abuse of laws requiring that businesses accommodate service animals hurts people with real disabilities. “It hurts the disabled community when some people take what they say is a service animal to places like Whole Foods ...more »

Township in Thumb tells feds it will follow disability law
WSYM-TVApril 27, 2017

DAYTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A township in Michigan's Thumb region has agreed to make local government more accessible to people with disabilities. Dayton Township in Tuscola County has signed an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department.more »

Ohio bill to help interaction between law enforcement and those with communication disability
NBC4i.comApril 27, 2017

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – A bill that could help interactions between law enforcement and people with communication disabilities is moving forward at the Statehouse. On Wednesday, Ohio lawmakers voted Sub. House Bill 115 out of committee. The bill will ...more »

Twp. in Thumb tells feds it will follow disability law
The Detroit NewsApril 27, 2017

Dayton Township, Mich. — A township in Michigan's Thumb region has agreed to make local government more accessible to people with disabilities. Dayton Township in Tuscola County has signed an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department.more »

Township in Thumb Tells Feds It Will Follow Disability Law
U.S. News & World ReportApril 26, 2017

Township in Thumb Tells Feds It Will Follow Disability Law. A township in Michigan's Thumb region has agreed to make local government more accessible to people with disabilities. | April 26, 2017, at 6:47 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google + ...more »

New York City's Subway System Violates Local and Federal Laws, Disability Groups Say
New York TimesApril 25, 2017

An elevated subway station in Brooklyn. More than 75 percent of New York's subway stations are not accessible to disabled people, a lawsuit says. Credit Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority discriminates against ...more »

Why are we criminalizing behavior of children with disabilities? - The ...
Washington PostApril 25, 2017

A video of a 10-year-old Florida boy with autism being arrested by a school resource officer, along with the story of how John Benjamin Haygood's mother filmed ...more »

Judge's rules against Rio Nido bar and in favor of disability rights activist
Sonoma WestApril 25, 2017

And rejection of a counter-claim by Roadhouse owner Brad Metzger that Skaff was engaging in criminal extortion by allegedly using the legal system as leverage to gain consultancy fees from business owners whose facilities don't meet disability access ...more »

OPM Disability Retirement: The persistent tinnitus of life
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)April 25, 2017

... by recognizing the distinction between truth and falsity, between objective facts and inaccurate innuendoes; for, in the end, the medical disability retirement application must contain the facts to persuade, the evidence to establish, and the legal ...more »

Arizona Bill That Gives Businesses A Cure Period To Fix ADA Violations Signed Into Law
KJZZApril 24, 2017

Senate Bill 1406 was supposed to be a compromise between the disability and business communities. But language was added that drastically changed the bill, upsetting many within the disability community. And last week it was signed into law.more »

Disabled passengers decry seating upcharges
MyAJCApril 24, 2017

American Airlines says it complies with all applicable disability laws and that when the Nolds mentioned his disability, it offered them a middle seat and an aisle seat in the fourth row of the main cabin on their Fort Lauderdale-Dallas flight at no ...more »

Social Security Disability and Student Loan Relief: A Taxing Problem
Legal ScoopsApril 23, 2017

An article published in the Los Angeles Times highlights the fact that 387,000 disabled Americans throughout the country are eligible for student loan relief. However, despite their eligibility for relief, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has failed ...more »

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act fills loopholes in state, federal law
Worcester TelegramApril 22, 2017

BOSTON — Alejandra Duarte's former job at a Worcester industrial laundry facility wasn't easy. It involved a lot of heavy work — packing and transporting up to 600 pounds on a routine basis. When she became pregnant, she told her supervisor and asked ...more »

Delhi University doctor stands up for UP government employee's rights
Times of IndiaApril 22, 2017

NEW DELHI: A Delhi University doctor associated with the University College of Medical Science (UCMS) on Thursday filed the first case under the new disability law against Uttar Pradesh minister of khadi and village industries, Satyadev Pachauri for ...more »

Bill steps up traffic-stop training
The RobesonianApril 22, 2017

LUMBERTON — A bill sponsored by state Rep. Charles Graham that aims to have law enforcement personnel in North Carolina better prepared to handle traffic stops in which individuals may not be able to understand their commands because is moving ...more »

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