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Three Workers with Disabilities Previously Paid Subminimum Wages Sue Roppe Industries for Employment Discrimination

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 15:57
Release Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2018Category: National

Columbus, Ohio (December 18, 2018): Three long-time employees of Seneca Re-Ad, a workshop in Fostoria that acts as the Sampling Division for the manufacturer Roppe Corporation, are hoping to gain an equal chance to do their jobs and access the same advancement, pay and benefit opportunities as other Roppe workers.

National Federation of the Blind Comments on UN Designation of World Braille Day

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 11:15
Release Date: Monday, December 17, 2018Category: National

Baltimore, Maryland (December 17, 2018): The National Federation of the Blind issued the following statement on today’s passage by the United Nations of a resolution designating January 4 of each year as World Braille Day:

National Federation of the Blind and Disability Rights North Carolina Sue UNC Health Care and Nash UNC Health Care

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 16:29
Release Date: Monday, December 3, 2018Category: National

Raleigh, North Carolina (December 3, 2018): The UNC Health Care System, Nash UNC Health Care, and contractors systematically discriminate against blind patients in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to a lawsuit filed today.

Alameda County Will Make Voting More Accessible to the Blind

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 15:40
Release Date: Friday, November 2, 2018Category: Affiliate and Chapter

Oakland, California (November 2, 2018): Alameda County has agreed to take necessary and timely steps to provide equal opportunity for participation by blind voters in the county’s voting program. The agreement resolves complaints by three blind voters who live in the county.