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Appeals Court Reinstates MTA Access Lawsuit

Appeals Court Reinstates MTA Access Lawsuit

| Personal Injury
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals revived a lawsuit by disability advocates which claimed that the subway system didn’t provide equal access to everyone, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Earlier, a judge threw out the 2017 lawsuit, after the MTA submitted evidence that subway elevators were accessible over 95 percent of the…Read the article
Disclosing A COVID-19 Diagnosis At Work

Disclosing A COVID-19 Diagnosis At Work

| Coronavirus
When an employee advises their employer that they have been diagnosed with COVID-19, management must act quickly in order to protect staff and customers, while wading through  contradictory rules and regulations on disclosure and confidentiality. Compliance Minefield   Under the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), businesses are required to disclose all the information…Read the article
What is the Domino’s Website Case Really About?

What is the Domino’s Website Case Really About?

| Civil Rights
Recently, the United States Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal regarding a pizza ordering website which was not accessible to blind people. But the issues in this case go far beyond the victory to disabled people. In January 2019, a lower appeals court ruled that Domino’s Pizza and other retailers must make their websites…Read the article