Tag: Discrimination

Disability Rights Florida Calls Upon the Governor to Stop Deadly Discrimination Against People with Disabilities Amid COVID-19 Care Before it Starts

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tallahassee, FL – With a sense of extreme urgency, Disability Rights Florida sent Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Executive Office of the Governor…

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Disability Rights Florida’s Remarks at 7/23/19 Florida Advisory Committee of the United States Commission on Civil Rights Public Hearing on Voter Suppression and Voter Disenfranchisement

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Below are the comments submitted by Disability Rights Florida at the Florida Advisory Committee of the United States Commission on Civil Rights Public Hearing on Voter Suppression…

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Disability Rights Florida's Comments to the U.S. Department of Labor Regarding Subminimum Wage Exceptions

Friday, June 21, 2019

Below are the comments submitted today by Disability Rights Florida to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment regarding Section 14(c) subminimum wage exceptions to…

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June 22 is 18th Anniversary of Landmark Olmstead Decision

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Today marks the 18th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Olmstead v. L.C., in which the Court held that unjustified segregation and institutionalization…

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City of Jacksonville Settles Housing Discrimination Suits, Agrees to Zoning Revisions and Supportive Housing Options

Friday, May 26, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA (May 30, 2017) – The City of Jacksonville has agreed to settle lawsuits alleging violations of federal housing and disability regulations stemming from its…

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