Brogan Joe Murphy with his piece "Stephie & Izzie;" photo by Deb Luchini
STABLE NH Successfully Launches the First Accounts
Kick-off of the ABLE savings and investment program for New Hampshire, STABLE NH, successfully launched with the first accounts opening on December 15th. The program is aimed at achieving a better life for those with disabilities and their families.
EEOC Gets Summary Judgement Win Relative to Employer's Medical Testing
RA federal district court in Illinois granted the EEOC's partial motion for summary judgement, holding that the company's decision to deny them work was based on improper tests concerning prospective injuries.
Hulu is facing a lawsuit that could have a significant impact on how it will provide its customers with its services in the future. The lawsuit was filed by a blind couple, the Bay State Council of the Blind, and the American Council of the Blind.
Are you a U.S. Resident (age 18+) who uses a service animal or other animal that assists you with your disability? If so, the Southwest ADA Center would like to learn about your experiences accessing public places.
Online Now! The ADA Title II Action Guide for State and Local Governments!
State and local governments (public entities) have obligations under Title II of the ADA to provide people with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in all services, programs and activities. The ADA Action Guide leads public entities through a process to compliance with the ADA.
Answer: Yes. Although an employer cannot ask disability-related questions, it may give the applicant a description of the agility or fitness test and ask the applicant to have a private physician simply state whether s/he can safely perform the test.
The New England ADA Center is a member of the ADA National Network funded by the Administration for Community Living through National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research Grant # 90DP0087.