Disability Discrimination Information, News, and Example Cases Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2019-02-16
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Although some of these documents from our Disability Discrimination category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of Disability Discrimination Publications:
A personal plea by Thecla, a survivor of childhood abuse and bullying, to stop therapy doll shaming and discrimination.
How accurately minorities are represented in TV Industry jobs compared with presence in wider UK workforce and national population.
British writer Paul Dodenhoff writes on the upcoming U.K. election and asks whether people with disabilities are losing the equality fight in Britain.
The unpopular truth about biases toward people with disabilities by Caroline Brooks and William Chopik at Michigan State University.
It is unreasonably inconsiderate to expect a special needs autistic child to comprehend certain instructions, gestures, and the like that he or she can not understand.
We all guess on the body aspect in the past, present, and future of life work. Have we done enough? Are we doing enough? Will we do enough to leave our mark as serving all?.
Information on how to file an employment discrimination charge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Information on The Australian Disability Discrimination Act 1992 which aims to promote equal opportunity and access for people with disabilities in Australia.
Both bullying and abuse stem from an unhealthy attempt to feel empowered and in control.
Article regarding disability bullying, a repeated deliberate undesired, physiologically, orally,and socially aggressive behavior.
Greshun De Bouse writes on disability bullying and the effects it can have on people with disabilities.
The way people view social exclusion of others varies depending on how much they think the excluded person is to blame, and is heavily influenced by how similar group members are to each other.
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) agrees to pay $2 million to nearly 90 current and former UPS employees to resolve nationwide disability discrimination lawsuit filed in 2009 by EEOC.
EEOC charged Diallos violated federal law when it forced employee to provide medical documentation to prove she was not HIV-positive, then fired her when she failed to provide documentation.
In most countries disability rights are non-existent and discrimination continues to deny persons with disabilities, as well as workers who become disabled, access to work.
EHRC suggests there has not been dramatic change in the incidence of disability hate crime either up or down.
Paul Dodenhoff examines physical impairment and intellectual impairment disability hate crime.
Lawsuit against state of Georgia alleging treatment and segregation of students with disabilities in GNETS Program violates Americans with Disabilities Act.
Nevada Department of Corrections policies and practices for housing and employing inmates with disabilities violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
EEOC federal agency charges mobile phone retailer management withdrew job offer to salesman because he uses a wheelchair.
Settlement with Arlington-Mansfield Area YMCA reached to resolve allegations it violated Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by denying a child opportunity to participate in summer day camp program because of his diabetes.
Class action lawsuit to challenge discrimination against movie-goers who are blind or low-vision.
Justice Department reaches settlement with Kent State University to resolve allegations of discrimination in university-operated student housing.
U.S. Department of Transportation fines United Airlines for violating rules protecting air travelers with disabilities and violating rule prohibiting long tarmac delays.
Muslim Social Research Network launches study to understand needs of Muslims with disabilities.
Paul Dodenhoff writes on why it is important to eradicate derogatory terms regarding mental illness and mental impairment.
Katherine Quarmby asked recently in an article written for the Guardian newspaper, why do women commit disability hate crime.
Over recent years I have become concerned over successive British Governments and their treatment of disability, particularly concerning welfare reform.
There are arguably a number of reasons why disability hate crime has largely been ignored.
Results of a survey reveal anti-disability hate-speech is still very much alive in America.
Facts and helpful information regarding laws, rules, and rights relating to the UK Equality Act 2010 to end discrimination against the disabled.
Paul Dodenhoff writes on the continuing demonization of disability - ignorance or incitement.
Settlement with Quinnipiac University to resolve allegations that the university violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Paul Dodenhoff writes on Analysing the Motivation of Hate in relation to disability hate crime, to get people to think about, and discuss the topic.
Paul Dodenhoff examines some key characteristics surrounding a number of high profile hate crime cases in the U.K..
Information regarding The Disability Hate Crime Network in the U.K., a group that challenge hate crime committed against disabled people.
Leana Wen, M.D., shares her personal experiences on sensitizing doctors to patients with disabilities in an essay published in Health Affairs.
As Hidden Hate focuses on the continuing failures within the capital city of London, the center of British politics itself, in tackling disability hate crime.
UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Tables and information regarding ratified countries by Signature, Confirmation, Accession and Ratification.
Paul Dodenhoff writes on the strange lack of coverage in the U.K. media in regards to recent human rights violations.
In this article Paul Dodenhoff points out that disability hate crime is highly complex, and we actually understand very little about it as yet.
Will the UK become the first country to face a high-level inquiry by a United Nations committee for human rights violations concerning the disabled....
Hate crime committed against perceived mental disability - by Paul Dodenhoff, a PhD research student at Lancaster University, Law School UK.
Paul Dodenhoff reports on academic thinking on disability hate crime committed towards people with disabilities - Includes case studies.
In this article Paul Dodenhoff looks at social sciences and statistics in regard to disability hate crime.
DRLC Sues Riverside County Medical Center for Discrimination Against Patients and Visitors with Disabilities
Lawsuit alleges Ms. Goldkorn experienced a range of disability related access issues at the Medical Center as a patient and as a visitor.
In this article Paul Dodenhoff looks at oppression and disability hate crime in the United Kingdom.
Paul Dodenhoff examines whether disability hate crime is predominantly a male gender characteristic.
UN committee stresses new disability rights guidelines on implementing Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Author, Attorney and Motivational Speaker Tali Raphaely is on a mission to silence discriminatory language one conversation at a time.
Paul Dodenhoff a PhD student writes on investigating the motivation behind disability hate crime within the UK.
US Justice Department Enters Consent Decree with H&R Block Requiring Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Apps Under ADA
Justice Department enters consent decree with National Tax Preparer H&R Block requiring accessibility of websites and mobile apps under Americans with Disabilities Act.
Paul Dodenhoff is a PhD research student based at the Law School, Lancaster University, investigating disability hate crime within the UK.
Jury awards U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) damages totaling $240 million for disability discrimination and severe abuse.
Charles Dickens characters and plots often dealt with difficult social realities and portrayal of disabled and social discrimination they faced is no exception.
In cases of employment discrimination against obesity people can pursue a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA).
Rocking the Cradle report released by NCD receives accolades from disability organizations and people with disabilities across the U.S..
Lawsuit alleges LSAC fails to provide testing accommodations to ensure test takers demonstrate their aptitude and achievement level rather than their disability.
Henrys Turkey Service violated Americans with Disabilities Act by paying 32 workers with intellectual disabilities severely substandard wages.
Commissioners of the EEOC will visit Los Angeles Calif Thursday Sept 13 2012 to explain and discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act.
Commissioners of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission U.S. tour to explain and discuss Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA).
FHWA Office of Civil Rights investigating City of Somerville Public Transportation Policies, Practices, Programs
CAPS alleges City of Somerville has failed to conduct update of their ADA self-evaluation and Transition Plan.
Town of Simsbury Connecticut Agrees to Modify Policy for Children with Diabetes Attending Summer Camp.
In 2011 US employees filed almost 100000 federal employment discrimination complaints a record amount perhaps due to the weakened economy and high unemployment rate.
United States Supreme Court to decide if ministerial exception which allows religious institutions to discriminate for certain positions encompasses disability.
The case originated from discrimination complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD.
A Virginia-based military vehicle manufacturer engaged in unlawful disability discrimination against one of its employees in Sealy Texas.
The law does not allow an employer to fire an employee for discriminatory reasons which violate the state and federal rights of its workers.
Exploitation can involve absence of something or refusal to include something such as ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
DOL tool would improve OFCCs ability to gather data that could be analyzed for indicators of discrimination disparities faced by female and minority workers.
July 30th of 2009 found the United States of America signing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Case of paralyzed semiconscious mother of three who according to her parents is being denied a relationship with the children whose delivery nearly killed her.
the agreement requires Wells Fargo to take the following steps to improve access for customers with disabilities.
Starbucks Coffee Company violated federal law by denying a reasonable accommodation to a barista with dwarfism at its El Paso cafe and then firing her because of her disability.
Failure to provide accommodations to deaf and hard of hearing prisoners.
Unlawful inquiries into the existence nature and severity of an employee disability.
Males who persistently experienced high levels of discrimination during a nine-year period were more likely to see their waist circumference increase.
Globalization of fat stigma in which overweight people are increasingly viewed as ugly undesirable lazy or lacking in self control.
DHHS denied Jonathan critically needed habilitation services based upon a staff re-write of one of the State mental health plans.
Penalty of $2 million against Delta Air Lines for violating rules protecting air travelers with disabilities.
Congress made it possible for many who have suffered discrimination in the workplace to take action against their employers.
Justice Department Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against Property Management Company for $1.25 Million.
Lawsuit Against Co-op City for Human Rights Violation - Building Entrance Inaccessible for Person with Cerebral Palsy.
IDA calls on the UN, State and civil society actors to speak up to stop discrimination against the human rights of persons with disabilities.
EEOC charged that IESI violated the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) when it fired Harper because of his dyslexia disability.
Hate Crime Statistics published by the FBI includes data from hate crime reports submitted by law enforcement agencies throughout the nation.
Changes made to make businesses more accessible to impaired visitors do not translate into a more tolerant workplace for disabled employees.
Employment Solicitors Trethowans look at a recent discrimination case the Disability Discrimination Act.
Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
People with disabilities suffer some of the worst human rights violations but U.N. treaty provides a road map to improve this situation.
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