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- How Far Away Can I Keep My Service Animal According to ADA?
People with a disability are permitted to use service animals and those used for support for many reasons based on the situation. Federal rights and laws specify the regulations and allowances of these animals when in service. Some states have additional laws that add to the meaning of a service animal. Some laws allow more freedom and a closer proximity of the animal to the agent.
- New Jersey Hospital Accused of Race Discrimination
A former medical assistant at Bergen Regional Medical Center recently filed a lawsuit against the hospital.
- Overview of LGBTI Asylum
Under current U.S. immigration law, LGBTI aliens may seek asylum in the United States.
- Firearm Background Checks
Some of the major stories in 2015 involved groups of individuals being killed at the hands of a gun wielding murderer.
- Can I Sue a Company for Using My Image to Sell a Product?
Many companies use photos of people when selling their brand or product. Often times, these photos are of models or professional actors. In some cases, businesses may use photos of private parties rather than expert models.
- Transgender Students May Sue
A transgender student in South Carolina was recently told by school administrators to use the girls’ bathroom, even though he identified as male.
- Insight into Transgender Rights
Currently, The Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records and Department of Health holds a policy that bars transgender people from changing their birth certificate unless they undergo gender confirmation surgery.
- Age Discrimination Study
With much of the American population growing older and a severely low employment rate among those over 62, Social Security faces severe long-term challenges.
- North Carolina Sues Justice Department Over Discriminatory Bathroom Bill
[In May,] the U.S. federal government informed North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory that the state’s controversial bathroom law, House Bill 2 (HB 2), violates the Civil Rights Act, and the Justice Department gave the state until Monday to remedy the situation. North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” bars transgender people from using public bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity.
- General Mills Age Discrimination Action
General Mills must defend itself against new allegations of age discrimination, following a recent complaint filed by 29 former employees in Minnesota federal court.