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Judge preserves blind voters’ ADA suit, declines to issue injunction (access required)

A federal judge last week denied a request by blind voters to mandate the use of accessible devices by all Maryland voters in 2020 elections, a change that could carry a $9.7 million price tag. However, the judge refused to ...

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Blind voters sue Maryland over its paper ballot system (access required)

The National Federation of the Blind is suing the Maryland State Board of Elections over policy changes that allegedly have resulted in “two separate and unequal voting systems” for voters with disabilities and everyone else. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. ...

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Maryland offers new accessible voting system for the blind (access required)

Maryland will have a new accessible voting system for the blind this election. Attorney General Brian Frosh is joining with officials from the National Federation of the Blind in Baltimore on Tuesday to demonstrate the machines. New ballot-marking devices will ...

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National Federation of the Blind sued for discrimination (access required)

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has accused the National Federation of the Blind of firing an employee who said he could not work on Saturdays for religious reasons. Joseph R. Massey II was hired for a bookkeeping position at ...

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National Federation of the Blind calls for boycott of Goodwill (access required)

The Baltimore-based National Federation of the Blind on Thursday called for a boycott of Goodwill Industries International Inc., charging the nonprofit manufacturer and retailer pays subminimum wages to many of its workers with disabilities. According to the NFB, Goodwill Industries’ ...

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Wills joins Gross Mendelsohn (access required)

Megan Wills has joined Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates P.A. as an administrative assistant with the firm’s Technology Solutions Group. Wills will provide sales and marketing support to the team, handling client communication and product research, preparing price quotes and proposals ...

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