NC Court of Appeals’ Clarifications on ADA Reasonable Accomodations

May 19, 2017

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) requires employers to provide accomodations to employees with disabilities so that they are able to perform the essential functions of the job. However, to what extent can employers experiment with such accommodations? A few weeks ago, in Rittelmeyer v. Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the North Carolina…

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USCIS Standardizes Process for Accommodating Customers with Disabilities

November 21, 2009

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has established a streamlined, standardized process for receiving requests for accommodations from customers with disabilities. Customers in need of accommodations from field offices and Application Support Centers should now call the National Customer Service Center (NCSC) at 1-800-375-5283 TDD: 1-800-767-1833 USCIS changed that customers have now…

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Hire and Fire Part II – 3 Million Dollar for a blind person

November 25, 2005

I am just reading an AP newsticker as quoted “A jury awarded $3 million Tuesday to a blind woman who was fired from her job as director of Pennsylvania’s agency for the blind and visually impaired. Christine L. Boone, who was forced out as director of the Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services in 2003,…

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