This Settlement Agreement between the United States and the South Carolina Department of Corrections (“SCDC”) reaffirms and restates the SCDC’s obligations to provide appropriate auxiliary aids and services whenever necessary to ensure effective communication with inmates who have hearing disabilities and its obligation to ensure that all inmates with disabilities have full and equal access… Finish Reading Justice Department Reaches Agreement with the South Carolina Department of Corrections
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Justice Department Reaches Agreement with Monroe County, Illinois Regarding Accessibility of Polling Places
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Illinois reached agreement with Monroe County on February 16, 2018 to not exclude individuals with disabilities from participation in or deny them the benefits of the voting program, or subject them to discrimination, on the basis of disability.
Under the agreement, Denver will ensure that its services, programs, and activities are accessible to people with disabilities. Based on surveys conducted by the United States as part of its investigation, the agreement requires Denver to remedy inaccessible features at courthouses, emergency shelters, libraries, parking lots, polling places, and parks to make these facilities accessible… Finish Reading Justice Department Reaches Agreement with City and County of Denver to Improve Accessibility
Settlement Agreement with the Louisiana State Penitentiary under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act
EEOC Launches Online Services for Inquiries, Appointments and Discrimination Charges. EEOC Public Portal
Settlement Agreement with The City of New Albany, Indiana on behalf of its Police Department and Merit Commission.
NEW HOT ALERTS Updated August 1, 2016 FREQUENTLY UPDATED – CHECK BACK OFTEN The ADA enforcing agencies and other ADA professional members of the faculty at our next ADA National Conference will be discussing these hot alerts, trending ADA issues as well as and your questions. Fall 2016 National ADA Conference in San Diego, CA “With… Finish Reading Hot Alerts – August 1, 2016
The Justice Department, along with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan, announced today that it filed a complaint and consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan against the University of Michigan under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The complaint alleges that the University… Finish Reading DOJ – Complaint and Consent Decree with University of Michigan
Champaign County, Illinois; Merced County, California; and Yakima County, Washington (Counties), to improve access to all aspects of civic life for people with disabilities. Under the agreements, the Counties will take important steps to improve access for people with disabilities, such as: providing auxiliary aids and services necessary to ensure effective communication with persons who… Finish Reading DOJ announces three county settlement agreements
The Department of Justice has published (7/13/2015) a new 9-page ADA technical assistance document, Frequently Asked Questions about Service Animals and the ADA to further assist covered entities and people with disabilities to understand how the ADA’s service animal provisions apply to them. The document answers questions that continue to be asked since the publication… Finish Reading DOJ Publishes TA