Disability Rights

The Law That Makes Paying Workers with Disabilities As Little as ‘Pennies an Hour’ Perfectly Legal

When the Fair Labor Standards Act was established in 1938, the United States was in the midst of the worst economic and labor crisis in...

  • Jess Fregni
  • Jan 30, 2018

FL Inmates with Disabilities to Get More Accessible Prisons with Morgan & Morgan's Help

The fair treatment of prisoners is an increasingly hot topic issue in our country, with entire documentaries and TV series devoted to the debate. But...

  • Jess Fregni
  • Jul 11, 2017

Osceola Nonprofit Pawsitive Action Breaks Down Misconceptions About Service Dogs, Invisible Disabilities

An Osceola County nonprofit that breeds and trains service dogs for people with disabilities is taking on a new challenge: changing the community’s concept of...

  • Staff
  • kissimmee
  • Dec 1, 2016

New Public Transit Service a Step Towards Better Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Lakeland

Lakeland’s public transit service, Citrus Connection, has launched a new service to help improve accessibility for the elderly and people with disabilities. Although this new...

  • Staff
  • lakeland
  • Nov 18, 2016

Jackson Sidewalk Project Delayed Again, Green Light Hopefully Coming Soon

Jackson’s Fondren sidewalk project is a welcome change for some residents. The plan aims to bring the neighborhood into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities...

  • Staff
  • jackson
  • Nov 9, 2016

ADA on the Go: Ridesharing and Bus Companies Face Allegations They Violated the Important Law

Uber is in the seat for not potentially complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Access Living, a Chicago-based advocacy group, alleges in an Oct....

  • Staff
  • Oct 19, 2016

People with Disabilities Have a Right to Vote, too, Federal Law Says

The Americans with Disabilities Act is one of the most important pieces of civil rights legislation in our country’s history, as it ensures equal opportunity...

  • Staff
  • Oct 13, 2016