ADA Justice News

NDLA ADA 25 Celebration July 27

The National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities (NOND) is a member of the National Disability Leadership Alliance (NDLA) Steering Committee.  NDLA is a coalition led by 15 national organizations run by people with disabilities with identifiable grassroots constituencies around the country.  As a member, NOND requests that  you consider assisting our organization in raising funds …

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OFCCP Publishes Proposal to Improve Job Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

OFCCP Publishes Proposal to Improve Job Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilitieshttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/503/ The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing a new rule that would require federal contractors and subcontractors to set a hiring goal of having 7 percent of their workforces be people with disabilities, among other requirements. The department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs …

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Additional Federal Attention Needed to Help Protect Access for Students with Disabilities

Charter schools enrolled a lower percentage of students with disabilities than traditional public schools, but little is known about the factors contributing to these differences. In school year 2009-2010, which was the most recent data available at the time of our review, approximately 11 percent of students enrolled in traditional public schools were students with …

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Court Agrees that Americans with Disabilities Act Applies to Employment

Court Agrees that Americans with Disabilities Act Applies to Employment Press Release – May 18, 2012National Disability Rights Network (NDNR) WASHINGTON – In the first case of its kind, the U.S. District Court in Oregon validated the claim that people with disabilities have the right to work and receive employment-related services in integrated settings.