American Sign Language interpreter

EEOC sues McDonalds on behalf of deaf applicant

Friday, January 8, 2016
McDonalds Facing Discrimination Suit
Ricky Washington submitted a job application to McDonalds in June 2012, in which he disclosed his disability by informing the fast food giant that he attended the Kansas School for the Deaf. The McDonalds store, located…

DOJ settles with hospital over sign language services

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Hospital Will Provide ASL Interpreters
While hiking with her then five-year-old son in the San Bernardino National Forest in summer 2012, Trixy Betsworth’s husband was struck by lightning. Airlifted to Arrowhead Medical Center, her husband remained hospitalized for three days.…

Feds release new guidance on disability discrimination in child welfare proceedings

Monday, August 17, 2015
Child Welfare Agencies Must Accommodate Parents with Disabilities
State and local child welfare agencies must improve their compliance efforts with federal disability discrimination laws, the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services warned in a new technical document released…