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Disability Discrimination: Information, News, Examples Document List

Summary: Our library below features 91 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Disability Discrimination category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted 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. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Disability Discrimination RSS feed.

Disability Discrimination Publications

Bias in Health Care Study Reveals Discrimination Toward Children With Disability
Study reveals children with disabilities, and their families, may face discrimination in the hospitals and clinics they visit for their health care.
Publish Date: 2023-06-27 - Updated: 2023-07-04

List of the 30 UDHR Basic Human Rights
List of the 30 basic human rights according to Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by United Nations (UN) signed in Paris on 10 December 1948.
Publish Date: 2023-04-20

Are Human Rights a Thing of the Past?
Recently, scholars have expressed doubt that the language of human rights still animates the global fight for better living conditions.
Publish Date: 2023-04-20

Reducing Big Companies Unconscious Bias Against Disabled People
Working for a big company or in an HR role does not lower the likelihood of showing unconscious bias against disabled people at work.
Publish Date: 2023-03-23

Bias and Discrimination Toward Disabled Seeking Health Care
People with disabilities report having a difficult time accessing health care and often find that doctors' offices refuse to accommodate them.
Publish Date: 2022-10-03

Bullying by Social Exclusion More Common Than Aggressive
University of Missouri-Columbia study finds perceptions of popularity, social status at school impact social exclusion.
Publish Date: 2022-08-28

Diversity in the TV Industry
How accurately minorities are represented in TV Industry jobs compared with presence in wider UK workforce and national population.
Publish Date: 2020-11-25 - Updated: 2021-02-09

Are Disabled People Losing the Equality Fight in Britain?
British writer Paul Dodenhoff writes on the upcoming U.K. election and asks whether people with disabilities are losing the equality fight in Britain.
Publish Date: 2019-12-11

Unpopular Truth Regarding Biases Toward Disabled
The unpopular truth about biases toward people with disabilities by Caroline Brooks and William Chopik at Michigan State University.
Publish Date: 2019-07-19 - Updated: 2019-07-20

Disability Abuse Bullying: Autistic Child Handcuffed to Chair, Traumatized by Greshun De Bouse
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.
Publish Date: 2019-03-09 - Updated: 2020-03-18

Disability Bullying: We All Guess On the Body Aspect in Life Work by Greshun De Bouse™
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?.
Publish Date: 2019-03-01

Filing Employment Discrimination Complaint with U.S. EEOC
Information on how to file an employment discrimination charge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Publish Date: 2019-02-14 - Updated: 2020-06-07

Australian Disability Discrimination Act Information
Information on The Australian Disability Discrimination Act 1992 which aims to promote equal opportunity and access for people with disabilities in Australia.
Publish Date: 2019-02-14

Disability Abuse: Bullying at its Worst by Greshun De Bouse™
Both bullying and abuse stem from an unhealthy attempt to feel empowered and in control.
Publish Date: 2019-02-14

Disability Bullying: Double Imbalance of Power - Greshun De Bouse™
Article regarding disability bullying, a repeated deliberate undesired, physiologically, orally,and socially aggressive behavior.
Publish Date: 2019-02-09

Disability Bullying by Greshun De Bouse™
Greshun De Bouse writes on disability bullying and the effects it can have on people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2019-02-07 - Updated: 2023-09-12

How People Judge the Exclusion of Others - Is it Their Own Fault?
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.
Publish Date: 2018-06-29

UPS to Pay $2M to Resolve EEOC Disability Discrimination Claims
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.
Publish Date: 2017-08-09 - Updated: 2020-03-24

Diallo's Nightclub Sued: Fired Employee for Not Providing HIV Test Result
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.
Publish Date: 2017-01-09 - Updated: 2018-07-01

Joyce Banda Promotes Disability Rights at Washington Harkin Summit
Stakeholders must have a clear understanding of the global scope of the challenges that people with disabilities face, particularly in the developing world.
Publish Date: 2016-12-31 - Updated: 2022-12-22

Disability Hate Crime Within the UK - Estimated Incident Rates Not Decreasing
EHRC suggests there has not been dramatic change in the incidence of disability hate crime either up or down.
Publish Date: 2016-11-27

Reintroducing 'Hate' Back Into 'Hate Crime': Hate Crime Committed Against Intellectual Disability
Paul Dodenhoff examines physical impairment and intellectual impairment disability hate crime.
Publish Date: 2016-11-20 - Updated: 2019-02-09

U.S. Department of Justice Sues Georgia for Segregating Students with Disability
Lawsuit against state of Georgia alleging treatment and segregation of students with disabilities in GNETS Program violates Americans with Disabilities Act.
Publish Date: 2016-08-24 - Updated: 2022-11-26

Justice Department Finds Nevada Discriminates Against Inmates with HIV and Other Disabilities
Nevada Department of Corrections policies and practices for housing and employing inmates with disabilities violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Publish Date: 2016-06-21

Mobile Destination Sued For Disability Discrimination
EEOC federal agency charges mobile phone retailer management withdrew job offer to salesman because he uses a wheelchair.
Publish Date: 2016-05-17 - Updated: 2017-09-26

Equal Opportunities for Children with Diabetes
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.
Publish Date: 2016-02-24 - Updated: 2020-07-20

AMC Theatres Sued for Vision Disabilities Discrimination
Class action lawsuit to challenge discrimination against movie-goers who are blind or low-vision.
Publish Date: 2016-02-24

Emotional Support Animals in University Housing Settlement
Justice Department reaches settlement with Kent State University to resolve allegations of discrimination in university-operated student housing.
Publish Date: 2016-01-11 - Updated: 2016-11-06

United Airlines Fined for Violating Airline Disability Rules
U.S. Department of Transportation fines United Airlines for violating rules protecting air travelers with disabilities and violating rule prohibiting long tarmac delays.
Publish Date: 2016-01-10

Muslims with Disabilities in UK, US and Canada
Muslim Social Research Network launches study to understand needs of Muslims with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2015-12-13 - Updated: 2021-06-13

Nut Jobs - Nut Cases - Brazil Nuts: Eradicating Derogatory Terms
Paul Dodenhoff writes on why it is important to eradicate derogatory terms regarding mental illness and mental impairment.
Publish Date: 2015-09-24 - Updated: 2019-05-19

Why Do Women Commit Disability Hate Crime
Katherine Quarmby asked recently in an article written for the Guardian newspaper, why do women commit disability hate crime.
Publish Date: 2015-07-23 - Updated: 2020-09-12

Is British Disability Welfare Reform Simply a Display of 'Hate'
Over recent years I have become concerned over successive British Governments and their treatment of disability, particularly concerning welfare reform.
Publish Date: 2015-07-13 - Updated: 2020-09-15

Abuse, Harassment, Violence Towards Disability - Prejudice or Vulnerability?
There are arguably a number of reasons why disability hate crime has largely been ignored.
Publish Date: 2015-05-28 - Updated: 2021-08-15

Hate Speech: Crimes Against Americans with Disabilities
Results of a survey reveal anti-disability hate-speech is still very much alive in America.
Publish Date: 2015-03-22 - Updated: 2021-08-24

UK Equality Act 2010 Facts and Information
Facts and helpful information regarding laws, rules, and rights relating to the UK Equality Act 2010 to end discrimination against the disabled.
Publish Date: 2015-02-16 - Updated: 2021-09-03

The Continuing Demonization of Disability - Ignorance or Incitement
Paul Dodenhoff writes on the continuing demonization of disability - ignorance or incitement.
Publish Date: 2015-01-16

Analysing the Motivation of Hate: Disability Hate Crimes
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.
Publish Date: 2014-11-17 - Updated: 2020-04-12

Analysing Characteristics of Disability Hate Crime
Paul Dodenhoff examines some key characteristics surrounding a number of high profile hate crime cases in the U.K..
Publish Date: 2014-11-06 - Updated: 2020-11-29

UK Disability Hate Crime Network
Information regarding The Disability Hate Crime Network in the U.K., a group that challenge hate crime committed against disabled people.
Publish Date: 2014-11-04 - Updated: 2020-12-01

Addressing Stigma Against Patients and Providers with Disabilities
Leana Wen, M.D., shares her personal experiences on sensitizing doctors to patients with disabilities in an essay published in Health Affairs.
Publish Date: 2014-10-10 - Updated: 2016-06-11

'Hidden Hate' : Why are We Still Failing Disabled People
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.
Publish Date: 2014-09-29 - Updated: 2021-05-11

CRPD List of Countries by Signature : Confirmation : Accession : Ratification
UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Tables and information regarding ratified countries by Signature, Confirmation, Accession and Ratification.
Publish Date: 2014-09-22 - Updated: 2020-02-27

Silence is Golden: UK Human Rights Violations and the British Media
Paul Dodenhoff writes on the strange lack of coverage in the U.K. media in regards to recent human rights violations.
Publish Date: 2014-09-11 - Updated: 2020-12-09

Has Negative Government or Media Rhetoric, Caused Disability Hate Crime Within the UK
In this article Paul Dodenhoff points out that disability hate crime is highly complex, and we actually understand very little about it as yet.
Publish Date: 2014-08-26 - Updated: 2021-11-13

Is the UK Under UN Investigation for Human Rights Abuses Against the Disabled
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....
Publish Date: 2014-08-20 - Updated: 2015-11-14

The Complexity of Hate: Learning Disability, Autism, Asperger's
Hate crime committed against perceived mental disability - by Paul Dodenhoff, a PhD research student at Lancaster University, Law School UK.
Publish Date: 2014-08-18 - Updated: 2021-06-06

The Complexity of Hate: UK Disability Hate Crime
Paul Dodenhoff reports on academic thinking on disability hate crime committed towards people with disabilities - Includes case studies.
Publish Date: 2014-08-12 - Updated: 2021-06-05

Disability Hate Crime: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics
In this article Paul Dodenhoff looks at social sciences and statistics in regard to disability hate crime.
Publish Date: 2014-06-04 - Updated: 2021-12-01

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.
Publish Date: 2014-05-22 - Updated: 2023-09-12

Five Faces of Oppression - Disability Hate Crime in the UK
In this article Paul Dodenhoff looks at oppression and disability hate crime in the United Kingdom.
Publish Date: 2014-05-14 - Updated: 2016-06-10

Disability Hate Crime - A Male Crime
Paul Dodenhoff examines whether disability hate crime is predominantly a male gender characteristic.
Publish Date: 2014-05-06 - Updated: 2021-07-22

Disability No Justification for Denying People's Right to Make Their Own Decisions
UN committee stresses new disability rights guidelines on implementing Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Publish Date: 2014-04-27

Silencing Discriminatory Language One Conversation at a Time
Author, Attorney and Motivational Speaker Tali Raphaely is on a mission to silence discriminatory language one conversation at a time.
Publish Date: 2014-04-16

UK Disability Hate Crime: Misleading Focus on Disability Attitudes
Paul Dodenhoff a PhD student writes on investigating the motivation behind disability hate crime within the United Kingdom.
Publish Date: 2014-03-29 - Updated: 2021-12-25

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.
Publish Date: 2014-03-06 - Updated: 2016-11-06

The Cause of Disability Hate Crime within the UK
Paul Dodenhoff is a PhD research student based at the Law School, Lancaster University, investigating disability hate crime within the UK.
Publish Date: 2014-03-04 - Updated: 2021-09-01

$240M Awarded for Abuse of Workers with Intellectual Disabilities
Jury awards U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) damages totaling $240 million for disability discrimination and severe abuse.
Publish Date: 2013-05-09 - Updated: 2017-09-26

Charles Dickens Literature Showcased Discrimination Against Disabled
Charles Dickens characters and plots often dealt with difficult social realities and portrayal of disabled and social discrimination they faced is no exception.
Publish Date: 2013-01-16 - Updated: 2022-02-24

Reporting Workplace Obesity Discrimination
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).
Publish Date: 2012-11-18 - Updated: 2022-01-13

Rocking the Cradle Report on Ending Discrimination Against Parents with Disabilities
Rocking the Cradle report released by NCD receives accolades from disability organizations and people with disabilities across the U.S..
Publish Date: 2012-10-23 - Updated: 2021-07-08

Justice Department Intervenes on Behalf of Test Takers with Disabilities
Lawsuit alleges LSAC fails to provide testing accommodations to ensure test takers demonstrate their aptitude and achievement level rather than their disability.
Publish Date: 2012-10-21

Disabled Workers Awarded $1.3M for Pay Discrimination
Henrys Turkey Service violated Americans with Disabilities Act by paying 32 workers with intellectual disabilities severely substandard wages.
Publish Date: 2012-09-26

Disability Discrimination Law Explained in EEOC Tour
Commissioners of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission U.S. tour to explain and discuss Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA).
Publish Date: 2012-09-02 - Updated: 2022-02-18

Children with Diabetes Can Attend Summer Camps
Town of Simsbury Connecticut agrees to modify policy for children with diabetes attending summer camps.
Publish Date: 2012-04-21 - Updated: 2022-03-29

Employee Discrimination Claims and Awards
In 2011 US employees filed almost 100000 federal employment discrimination complaints a record amount perhaps due to the weakened economy and high unemployment rate.
Publish Date: 2012-01-01

U.S. Supreme Court Considers Religious Exception to Anti-Discrimination Laws
United States Supreme Court to decide if ministerial exception which allows religious institutions to discriminate for certain positions encompasses disability.
Publish Date: 2011-11-25 - Updated: 2021-06-13

EEOC Sues BAE Systems for Disability Discrimination
A Virginia-based military vehicle manufacturer engaged in unlawful disability discrimination against one of its employees in Sealy Texas.
Publish Date: 2011-10-06

Employment Discrimination at All-Time High
The law does not allow an employer to fire an employee for discriminatory reasons which violate the state and federal rights of its workers.
Publish Date: 2011-09-19

Freedom from Exploitation, Violence and Abuse
Exploitation can involve absence of something or refusal to include something such as ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011-08-24 - Updated: 2016-10-03

Data Tool to Combat Pay Discrimination Considered by DOL
DOL tool would improve OFCCs ability to gather data that could be analyzed for indicators of discrimination disparities faced by female and minority workers.
Publish Date: 2011-08-20

First Step to U.S. Signing of CRPD
July 30th of 2009 found the United States of America signing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011-07-28 - Updated: 2022-01-31

Challenges of Disabled Parents Seeking Custody or Visitation
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.
Publish Date: 2011-06-16 - Updated: 2022-03-15

Justice Department Reaches ADA Settlement with Wells Fargo
the agreement requires Wells Fargo to take the following steps to improve access for customers with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011-06-02

Starbucks Sued for Disability Discrimination
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.
Publish Date: 2011-05-19

Accommodations for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Prisoners
Class action lawsuit in response to systemic discrimination by Illinois Department of Corrections and its failure to provide accommodations to deaf and hard of hearing prisoners.
Publish Date: 2011-05-05 - Updated: 2022-04-08

EEOC Sues Sysco Oklahoma for Disability Bias
Unlawful inquiries into the existence nature and severity of an employee disability.
Publish Date: 2011-05-01

Discrimination Leads to Male Obesity Issues
Males who persistently experienced high levels of discrimination during a nine-year period were more likely to see their waist circumference increase.
Publish Date: 2011-04-12 - Updated: 2022-04-22

Negative Attitudes Toward Obesity Going Global
Globalization of fat stigma in which overweight people are increasingly viewed as ugly undesirable lazy or lacking in self control.
Publish Date: 2011-03-28

Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Person with Disability
DHHS denied Jonathan critically needed habilitation services based upon a staff re-write of one of the State mental health plans.
Publish Date: 2011-02-24

Delta Airlines Fined $2M for Violating Rules Protecting Air Travelers with Disabilities
Penalty of $2 million against Delta Air Lines for violating rules protecting air travelers with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011-02-18

Disability Discrimination in the Workplace on the Rise
Congress made it possible for many who have suffered discrimination in the workplace to take action against their employers.
Publish Date: 2011-01-30

Disability Discrimination Case Against Property Management Company for $1.25M Settled
Justice Department Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against Property Management Company for $1.25 Million.
Publish Date: 2010-12-28

Lawsuit Against Co-op City for Human Rights Violation
Lawsuit Against Co-op City for Human Rights Violation - Building Entrance Inaccessible for Person with Cerebral Palsy.
Publish Date: 2010-12-13

Human Rights Day: Speak Up to Stop Discrimination
IDA calls on the UN, State and civil society actors to speak up to stop discrimination against the human rights of persons with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010-12-12 - Updated: 2023-04-20

National Waste Removal Firm Admits Disability Discrimination
EEOC charged that IESI violated the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) when it fired Harper because of his dyslexia disability.
Publish Date: 2010-11-29 - Updated: 2016-06-11

2009 FBI Hate Crime Statistics
Hate Crime Statistics published by the FBI includes data from hate crime reports submitted by law enforcement agencies throughout the nation.
Publish Date: 2010-11-26 - Updated: 2017-11-15

Disabled Workers Still Face Discrimination in the Workplace
Changes made to make businesses more accessible to impaired visitors do not translate into a more tolerant workplace for disabled employees.
Publish Date: 2010-08-26

No Discrimination Where Disability is Only Perceived
Employment Solicitors Trethowans look at a recent discrimination case the Disability Discrimination Act.
Publish Date: 2010-08-25 - Updated: 2017-11-14

National Legislative Measures Aimed at Strengthening Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009-09-03 - Updated: 2019-02-07

Disability Pact Provides Road Map to Improve Lives of Millions
People with disabilities suffer some of the worst human rights violations but U.N. treaty provides a road map to improve this situation.
Publish Date: 2009-03-07 - Updated: 2016-06-12

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