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People With Disabilities Are Not Recognized by Police

Complaints about police brutality have gotten more and more press in recent years. Thanks to social media and the prevalence of cameras, it’s easy to capture these moments. Police ineptness has also played a role in these incidents. But in recent years, there are other…

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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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Lessons from the ADA Conference.

Laura at the ADA Conference

On Thursday, October 27, JJ and I attended a conference in Chicago on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The conference talks were given by government officials and focused on legal updates to the ADA. The Americans with Disabilities Act, first…

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