Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California State Law

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In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Fair Employment & Housing Act (FEHA), Government Code Section 11135, and other applicable codes, the Los Angeles Community College District and Los Angeles Trade Technical College do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.

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ADA Title I: Employment

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Title I requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide qualified individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to benefit from the full range of employment-related opportunities available to others. For example, it prohibits discrimination in recruitment, hiring, promotions, training, pay, social activities, and other privileges of employment. It restricts questions that can be asked about an applicant’s disability before a job offer is made, and it requires that employers make reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities, unless it results in undue hardship. Religious entities with 15 or more employees are covered under title I.

Title I complaints must be filed with the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) within 180 days of the date of discrimination, or 300 days if the charge is filed with a designated State or local fair employment practice agency. Individuals may file a lawsuit in Federal court only after they receive a “right-to-sue” letter from the EEOC.

Charges of employment discrimination on the basis of disability may be filed at any U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission field office. Field offices are located in 50 cities throughout the U.S. and are listed in most telephone directories under “U.S. Government.” For the appropriate EEOC field office in your geographic area, contact:

(800) 669-4000 (voice)
(800) 669-6820 (TTY)

www.eeoc.gov

Publications and information on EEOC-enforced laws may be obtained by calling:

(800) 669-3362 (voice)
(800) 800-3302 (TTY)

For information on how to accommodate a specific individual with a disability, contact the Job Accommodation Network at:

(800) 526-7234 (voice)
(800) 781-9403 (TTY)

http://askjan.org

ADA Requirements and Technical Assistance

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The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 requires the Department of Justice, along with other Federal agencies, to provide “technical assistance to individuals and insitutions that have rights or duties” under this law. The Department produced technical assistance materials for its 1991 ADA regulations implementing Title II (State and local governments) and Title III (public accommodations and non-profit service providers) and again in 2010 when the Department revised its ADA regulations for both titles.

Revised ADA Regulations Implementing Title II and Title III

Pascagoula to kick off self-evaluation of ADA compliance

Pascagoula  ADA compliance
Pascagoula to kick off self-evaluation of ADA compliance

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi — The Pascagoula City Council tonight authorized City Manager Joe Huffman to appoint and assemble a team of community members to serve on a new Americans with Disabilities Act transition plan steering committee.

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ADA II Grievance Procedure

ADA II Grievance Procedure
ADA II Grievance Procedure

When any person or authorized representative believes that the City of Los Angeles has violated Title II of the ADA by denying access to its programs and services based on a disability a formal grievance may be filed with the ADA Compliance Officer. This individual supervises the Disability Access and Services, located within the City’s Department on Disability.

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Springfield Looking to Make Lake Parks ADA Compliant

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Reed Group Releases Findings of ADA Accommodation Practices …

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Delphi City Council/ADA Compliance Transition Plan

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The Delphi City Council will meet Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. on the second floor of the Delphi City Building. It is expected council members will be asked to approve a 233-page Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan. The document can be found on the city’s Website at: cityofdelphi.org.

Sidewalk Policies ADA Compliance

Do Los Angeles’ Sidewalk Policies Put It Out of Compliance with the ADA?

by Damien Newton

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Parking Enforcement Explains That It Allows Vehicles to Park in Aprons
as Long as Property Owners Don’t Complain

As city officials gear up for primary and general elections this Spring, there are a lot of major issues that are flying under the radar as budgetary and other issues dominate the discourse.  However, one issue that might not be able to wait,  because the city has already been sued, is the poor state of our city’s sidewalks and it’s erractic enforcement of sidewalk parking policies.  Read More…

Renovations, moves help town complete ADA compliance

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Lewisboro Ledger

It’s been a long and winding road, but once some final work at the Town House is completed within the next week or so, Lewisboro will finally be in full compliance with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Ledger spoke this past Tuesday

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Options: Accessibility survey to recognize ADA compliance

Auburn Citizen

At the same time, I’ve wondered why we constantly request ADA compliance, but seldom say “thank you” to the responsible party for achieving it. Why have we not recognized publicly those municipal entities or civic organizations where accommodations

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Wheelchairs on buses not always secured

Screen Shot 2013-03-04 at 5.07.24 PMLOS ANGELES (KABC) — It’s tough enough for most of us to get around L.A., but imagine if you were confined to a wheelchair and forced to rely on public transportation. The L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) says safety is its first priority for the millions of bus and rail-car riders it serves every year. But disabled riders who spoke to ABC7 Eyewitness News tell a much different story. In a two-month undercover investigation, we attached hidden cameras to the wheelchairs of some of those riders. We found violations of federal civil rights law, and some drivers putting the lives of their passengers at risk.

 

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DOJ Extended Compliance Date for Access to Existing Swimming Pools Arrives

DOJ Extended Compliance Date for Access to Existing Swimming Pools Arrives

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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) compliance date for the application of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design to existing public and private pools, wading pools and spas was January 31, 2013.

The updated guidance documents are available online at:
http://www.ada.gov/pools_2010.htm.

For more information on the compliance deadline extension, visit:
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-05-21/html/2012-12365.htm.

Access Board To Hold Meetings in Berkeley in May

Access Board To Hold Meetings in Berkeley in May

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On May 9, 2013 from 1:30 pm until 6:30 pm, the Access Board will hold a hearing, a panel discussion, and a reception. The hearing will focus on an upcoming Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on accessibility guidelines for ferries, cruise ships, excursion boats, and other passenger vessels. A panel discussion entitled, “Architecture and Urban Planning for the 21st Century: How Can We Foster Accessibility?” will occur after the hearing. Members of the public may ask questions and make comments. The public also is invited to attend the reception at 5:30 pm.

Location:
Ed Roberts Campus (at the Ashby BART Station)
3075 Adeline St.
Berkeley, CA 94703

MTA begins using tether straps on buses

MTA begins using tether straps on buses

MTA begins using tether straps on buses
MTA begins using tether straps on buses

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Disabled bus passengers have been thrown from their wheelchairs aboard Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) buses, and riders tell us their lives are at risk because some drivers can’t or won’t secure their wheelchairs. ABC7 Eyewitness News has conducted an exclusive two-month undercover investigation of the L.A. County MTA and its treatment of disabled bus passengers.

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County planning to help disabled

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M1 Construction, Inc. ADA Compliance Contractor Present ADA Compliance News

We started talking with MnDOT state aid about developing a template for counties to start looking at ADA compliance as it relates to transportation,” says Menter. “Rhonda (Lewis, county engineer) and I were real interested in having Sherburne County … Read More…

Civic center complaint pushes Disabilties Act compliance to forefront

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M1 Construction, Inc. ADA Compliance Contractor Present ADA Compliance News

A formal complaint has been filed against Rushmore Plaza Civic Center for noncompliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, which means the city could be required to spend millions of dollars to upgrade its building. Read More…

Schools seek ADA compliance

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It’s recess time at Sierra Vista Elementary School, and the children scurry out the doors and rush to the playground to run and play with their friends. However, two of the preschool students find themselves waiting for help from teachers and staff Read More…

Sykesville hires firms to inspect ADA compliance

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A Hampstead resident filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of the Interior regarding accessibility compliance with the town of Sykesville for several buildings and parks in the area. Marilynn Phillips filed the complaint Oct. 6 against the …  Read More

House caught up to speed with help of ADA

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HR 01.03, the Crews act of January 2010 requested that with the findings of the self-evaluation Facilities Services will complete a thorough transition plan for OSU to comply with ADA standards by June 30, 2011 that will include: cost projections