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New Employment Tool for People With Disabilities

Here at JJsList.com, we champion the inclusion of people with disabilities as customers and as employees, and we believe in standing up for your rights when you have a disability.  Luckily, Equip for Equality has set up a new Employment Rights Helpline. The goal of…

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EEOC Expands Pregnancy-Related Disability Protections

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated their policy on pregnancy and pregnancy-related disability. Our stance? If it helps reduce workplace discrimination, we’re all for these new guidelines. The EEOC recently clarified many of the protections already established by federal law, and the new guidelines also…

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The Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 24, So What?

The Americans with Disabilities Act, signed on July 26, 1990, forced businesses to be compliant. However, as we’re celebrating, lets remember that there’s still work to be done. Often, when I hear about what is and isn’t ADA compliant, it’s often from a business owner…

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Service Dogs: Pets, Pests or Medical Equipment?

 

Review that inspired this post – about being refused entry to a restaurant because of the presence of a service dog

I recently read a review on jjslist.com about a couple accompanied by their Service Dog who visited Wedgewood Farms Restaurant in Burlington Township, New Jersey,…

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Sign saying "are you ADA compliant?"

Great resources for ADA Compliance Guidelines

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We often get asked about compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act at our Disability Awareness Trainings for Businesses. So here’s a quick guide around ADA Compliance.

We’ve picked…

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UN Disability Treaty fails to pass in Senate

We at JJ’s List are sorry to hear that the United States Senate failed to pass the resolution for ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Senator John Kerry speaks in support for the treaty with a group of disability leaders and political…

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