March 14, 2019

Hosted by the U.S. Access Board and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

February 12, 2019

Center Update: ADA Leadership Network

The ADA Leadership Network (ADA-LN) enhances implementation of the ADA by training and supporting ADA leaders in local communities. Some highlights of recent activities:

February 12, 2019

New Employment Resources from DOL

The new Office of Compliance Initiatives in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) launched two websites to help workers and employers find information about federal laws that address workplace health and safety, fair pay, family and medical leave, unions, veterans’ issues, discrimination, and more. 

February 12, 2019

Settlement: Virginia Medical Practice to Implement New Policies, Pay Damages and Penalty for Refusing Services to Individual in Medication-Assisted Treatment

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently entered a settlement agreement with Selma Medical Associates, a practice that offers both primary and specialty care in Winchester, Virginia.

February 12, 2019
Cost:
$35 per registration for webinar access.
For those who want a certificate of participation and/or 1 credit hour for Commission for Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) an additional $35 applies.
 
February 13, 2019

Presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP ADA Title III Team

With nearly 2,000 website accessibility lawsuits filed in federal court against public accommodations, and countless additional demand letters about mobile apps and other public facing technologies, 2018 was a very busy year with some important court decisions that have changed the legal landscape. This webinar is an update on the technologies that are the subject of these suits and demand letters, litigation trends, and a briefing on the most important cases of 2018. 

February 5, 2019

Number of ADA Title III Lawsuists Filed in 2018 Tops 10,000

The legal firm Seyfarth Shaw conducted a review of lawsuits filed under Title III of the ADA in 2018, finding a significant increase and a record number of filings for the year. Filings in California, New York, and Florida continued to represent a disproportionate number of filings (approximately 84% of all filings were in one of these three states).

February 5, 2019

“Toyota Finalists for $4 Million Challenge to Reinvent the Wheelchair”

This article reports on the finalists in the global “Mobility Unlimited Challenge” sponsored by Toyota. The three-year, $4 million competition asks engineers, innovators, and designers from around the world to rethink the conventional wheelchair.

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