Americas

SafetySign Offers New NY Accessibility Signs

SafetySign.com, a leading source of official safety signs, traffic signs, and parking signs, and a division of Brimar Industries, Inc., has recently added new accessibility signs Continue reading the story...

US DOL’s Office of Disability Employment Policy announces launch of Web portal on accessible workplace technology

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy today announced the launch of http://www.PEATworks.org — a comprehensive Web portal spearheaded by ODEP’s Partnership Continue reading the story...

Free Webinar on Accessible Retail Stores and Spaces – November 6

Accessibility standards under the American with Disabilities Act and Architectural Barriers Act provide criteria for the multitude of elements in retail stores and spaces such as parking, Continue reading the story...

FedEx sued for discrimination against workers with hearing disabilities

BALTIMORE: Shipping giant FedEx Ground Package System, Inc., (FedEx Ground) violated federal law nationwide by discriminating against a large class of deaf and hard-of-hearing package handlers Continue reading the story...

Minister highlights International Day for Disaster Reduction

OTTAWA: The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement on October 10 acknowledging the United Nation’s International Day for Continue reading the story...

New app makes buses more accessible

It’s a daily routine for many transit riders in the Seattle area: Pull out your smartphone, check the OneBusAway app, then decide whether you need to Continue reading the story...

Governor’s Council on Disability seeks nominations for Youth Leadership and Inclusion awards

JEFFERSON CITY, MO.: The Governor’s Council on Disability (GCD) is currently accepting nominations for its 2nd annual Youth Leadership and 23rd annual Inclusion awards. The deadline Continue reading the story...

Harper Government Invests in Community Infrastructure in Fort Nelson

FORT NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA: Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George–Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Continue reading the story...

Talkitt helps people with speech disabilities to speak freely

BOSTON: Have you ever wondered what it is like to not be able to communicate your thoughts and needs? Perhaps you know someone with Autism who Continue reading the story...

EEOC Sues AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation for Disability Discrimination

BALTIMORE: AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical service companies, refused to provide a reasonable accommodation to an employee with post-partum depression and instead Continue reading the story...