October 24, 2017

DC Judge: EEOC Must Reconsider Rules on Employer Sponsored Wellness Programs

A judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a memorandum opinion in the case of AARP v EEOC, requiring the agency to reconsider its rules related to employer sponsored wellness programs under both the ADA and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).

October 24, 2017

Community Spotlight:
Pittsburgh’s “Oakland For All”

Oakland For All - Beyond Accessible is an initiative promoting accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood. Oakland, home to the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, is an urban area with a lively business district.

Presented by TransCen, Inc.

The many benefits that mentoring brings to the workplace include improving employee retention and engagement, assisting in recruitment, and enriching workplace culture. Developing a mentoring culture can also serve as an organizational strategy towards disability inclusion. This 60 minute webinar presented ideas on how to integrate mentoring into your workplace as part of a framework for building a disability-inclusive organization.  

ADA Live! (WADA) is a free show broadcast monthly on the Internet. Listeners can ask questions and learn about various aspects of the ADA from national experts and leaders. Following live broadcasts, shows are available in an archive.

ADA Infocus Webinar SeriesPresented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

July 4, 2017

ADA Anniversary: Celebrate July 26!

red, white, and blue fireworksIt’s been nearly 27 years since the ADA was enacted in a festive outdoor ceremony attended by thousands. Overwhelming majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate passed the legislation, and it was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990.

July 4, 2017

Pennsylvania Judge Rules that Individual Claiming Disability Discrimination Based on Gender Dysphoria May Proceed with ADA Case

July 4, 2017

ADA Resource Networks: Connect and Learn

Resource Networks logoThe Mid-Atlantic ADA Center’s professional resource networks have nearly 400 members throughout the region. Network members learn the latest information on the ADA through exclusive webinars and group mailing lists, networking with others who have similar jobs and challenges, and sharing resources and ideas to enhance ADA implementation.