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Kate Lynn Blatt is the first transgender person to be allowed to sue under the Americans with Disabilities Act for gender dysphoria.
Lawyer Eric Conn took part in a scheme to fraudulently obtain $550 million in federal disability payments for thousands of people.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday in favor of Ehlena Fry, 13, a disabled Michigan girl whose school refused to let her bring her service dog to class.
A girl living with cerebral palsy and her family claimed discrimination after the young girl's school said her service dog could not attend school with her.
Comcast NBCUniversal Makes 2016 Summer Olympic Games Accessible to People with Vision Loss through Live Description
Live video description is available across the country on local NBC stations on the Secondary Audio Program audio feed.
Nielsen has been noted as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work by the Disability Equality Index (DEI) for Disability Inclusion.
“I was thinking as long as I have my hands up … they’re not going to shoot me,” Charles Kinsey said. Cop told him he did not know why he shot him.
Kaiser Permanente received a high score of 80 percent, earning the ‘top-scoring’ distinction and recognition as one of the DEI Best Places to Work.
Effective in 2017, federal health plans will cover Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), a common treatment for children afflicted with autism.
While professionals with disabilities struggle to establish themselves in the private sector, the U.S. government is employing this population at a record — even at the senior level.
More Republicans believe speech disorders, learning disabilities and cancer aren’t disabilities either.
If there are cuts to the Social Security Disability Insurance Trust Fund, the quality of life of Americans living with a disability will be compromised.
Disability advocates continue fighting for workplace equality while also battling the risk of losing medical assistance.
The corporate advisory services of the National Organization on Disability are now available to companies across the U.S.
The National Organization on Disability has extended the deadline for the Disability Employment Tracker, which is a key component of The DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for People With Disability list.
What is a kirpan, and why was a Sikh IRS agent fired for wearing one to work?
What did the courts say after a town ignored an employee's harassment complaints against a coworker until the victim had already quit her job?
Does company have to honor secretly modified agreement?
Diversity and inclusion lacking? How can a company know if the corporate culture has given discrimination claims more of a chance legally?
See how this employee’s firing was justified, and read other cases on racial discrimination, religion, disability and FMLA.
WellPoint announced that it has joined the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a coalition of major corporations that have jointly committed to hiring 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020.
Can a manager legally keep his employee, who has diabetes, from testing her blood sugar? Read this and other recent discrimination cases.
In a follow-up to my column “Can a White Man Speak With Authority on Diversity?”, a reader asks a critical question.