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Organ Transplant Discrimination: Disability Will No Longer Dismiss You From the List

An intellectual or developmental disability shouldn’t have any effect on your access to necessary medical care, but patients with Down syndrome and other conditions routinely face organ transplant discrimination. Now states and the federal governme… Read More
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Covid-19 Vaccine vials

COVID Vaccine May Potentially Cause Discrimination Issues for Employers

The COVID-19 vaccines have begun to roll out across the country. That means that some employees are able to return to the workplace, even while others never left. Can your employer require you to take the COVID vaccine or is that disability discrimin… Read More
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Justice Scales

ABA Study Finds Attorneys with Disabilities or in the LGBTQ+ Community Face Prevalent Discrimination

Discrimination can take many forms, and target many different kinds of minorities. Until now, most studies of discrimination within the legal community have focused on traits you can see: race, gender, age, etc. Now a recent study has looked into the… Read More
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Man with Back Pain Needs Chair at Work

​Can Your Employer Deny You a Chair as a Disability Accommodation?

Disabilities come in all shapes, sizes, and severity. Sometimes accommodating for an employee’s disability requires special equipment or a flexible schedule. Other times, all that is needed is a chair. But employers sometimes refuse even the si… Read More
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STOP Hand Sign indicating a Separation Agreement Blocking Employee's Discrimination Complaint

Can a Separation Agreement Block an Employee​'s Discrimination Complaint?

When employment discrimination comes to a head, it may be best for everyone if employer and employee part ways. But do you need to give up your legal civil rights claims to escape a hostile work environment? Can a separation agreement block an employ… Read More
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