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Can employerbdeny u to park in handicap parking space?
Asked in Newport News,  VA Dec. 16, 2018 ,  2 Answers

I work at a Salon suite on Virginia, can the owners deny you to park in the front row of the handicaps parking space, I have a sign. Said to me that's it for clients not members....

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Sleep apnea accommodation at work?
Asked in Washington,  DC Dec. 08, 2018 ,  2 Answers

Does my employer have to provide a portable CPAP machine at its expense as a reasonable accommodation if I travel due to my job? My health insurance will cover at home treatment but not travel treatment because it is considered a luxury and not essential. I believe this would be a reasonable accommo...

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Can my employer force a 12-hour shift when I have a medical work restriction limiting me to 6-8?
Asked in Harrisburg,  PA Dec. 06, 2018 ,  1 Answers

I am a veterinarian in a busy ER and I am scheduled for 12+ hour shifts. I am having a total hip replacement on 1/4. I had a fusion of L4-L5 and L5-S1 last year but have been working full-time since 1/18. I am badly limping and using a cane. My surgeon fears that if I maintain walking like this I wi...

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I am seeking representation as plaintiff in a California ADA/Unruh Act claim of disability discrimination in a local bank branch
Asked in Long Beach,  CA May 29, 2013 ,  1 Answers

I am a "qualified individual with disability" as defined under law and have suffered discrimination via a refusal of a business to provide "reasonable accommodation" in a public facility. I have significant evidence to support my claim...

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Web Site Accessibility – A New Basis For Claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Post On May 14, 2013

The Americans with Disabilities Act , the “ADA", applies to places of public accommodation. Until recently courts had consistently dismissed claims that commercial websites were places of public accommodation subject to the Act and thus legally required to be “accessible" to the disabled. Recently, ...

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Should I File My Employment Discrimination Claim with the EEOC or the ERD?
Post On Mar. 13, 2012

A commonly misunderstood and confusing part of employment law litigation for employees who feel they have been discriminated against in Wisconsin is whether to file their claim with the Wisconsin Equal Rights Division (ERD) or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). While both entities w...

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Employment Disability Protection Under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act and Federal ADA
Post On Dec. 05, 2011

This guide summarizes some important differences between the employment-related disability laws in the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, Government Code sections 12900, et seq. (FEHA) and the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. sections 12101 et seq. (ADA), as of Nov...

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Worker Inactivity: the Next Wellness Frontier?
Post On Aug. 25, 2011

Researchers and some employers are using technology to measure the incidence and health impact of worker inactivity due to long periods behind the wheel of a car, or in front of a computer. This article from the online publication MIT Technology Review covers some of the measuring methods in use, in...

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