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Tag Archives: Americans with Disabilities Act

Student alleges ADA violations by Frostburg over vaccine requirement

FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up U.S. measles cases, which remain on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

A former Frostburg State University student who claims he cannot receive the measles vaccine because he is immunocompromised has sued the school, and the state of Maryland, for blocking him from registering for classes after his first year, which he said ...

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Cloverland enters consent decree with EEOC over disabled parking

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Cloverland Farms Dairy entered a consent decree with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Tuesday to settle a lawsuit over the company's decision to require three employees with disabilities to park in an employee lot rather than in reserved parking spaces for the disabled.

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US House passes changes to ADA over activists’ objections

Activists say passage of The ADA Education and Reform Act would essentially gut the ADA's provisions dealing with public accommodations by removing any incentive that businesses have to comply with the law before a complaint is filed. (File photo)

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation that would amend the Americans with Disabilities Act over objections from disability rights advocates and Democratic leaders, who warned that the bill would remove incentives for businesses to comply with the ...

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EEOC: Volvo refusing to hire worker taking suboxone violates ADA

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The Volvo Group North America LLC violated federal law when it refused to hire worker at its Hagerstown plant after he disclosed he was taking medically prescribed suboxone as treatment for drug addiction, a the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged. ...

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EEOC files suit against Jessup warehouse operator

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A national logistics company with multiple Maryland locations is facing a federal employment discrimination lawsuit after allegedly failing to make accommodations for a deaf job applicant. Georgia-based Capstone Logistics LLC “engaged in unlawful employment practices” when the manager at a ...

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