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Taco Bell in Violation of Disability Law, Federal Judge in California Rules

A federal judge recently ruled that Mexican fast food chain Taco Bell violated both federal and California laws protecting the disabled from discrimination at its restaurants, the Associated Press reports. While this ruling is based on customer complaints, the same … Continue reading

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What Factors Make A Social Security Disability Cases Easier To Win?

Individuals who have documented medical conditions that impair their ability to work may be entitled to Social Security Disability Income Benefits (SSDI). Attorney Richard Griffin, a social security attorney in the metro Atlanta area, receives calls every week from people … Continue reading

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Employee Alleges New Jersey Judiciary Failed to Accommodate His Disability

In two previous articles, I discussed the case of Thomas Bowers, an Information Technology Analyst who successfully appealed his race discrimination claim and his retaliation claim against the New Jersey Judiciary. Mr. Bowers was also successful on his appeal of … Continue reading

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Employer Assistance and Resource Network Offers Free Webinars For Employers During October In Honor of Disability Employment Awareness Month on Thursdays in October from 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Topics will include Employer Preparedness to Include V

The Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN) will be hosting four weekly webinars in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month on Thursdays in October from 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Topics will include Employer Preparedness to Include Veterans … Continue reading

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Depression resulting from being served disciplinary charges not a disability for the purposes of Workers' Compensation Benefits

Depression resulting from being served disciplinary charges not a disability for the purposes of Workers' Compensation Benefits Youngs v Village of Penn Yan, 291 AD2d 852 A Village of Penn Yan police officer was suspended without pay for 30 days … Continue reading

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