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Nondiscrimination Laws (1)+

  • Guide to Disability and WA State Nondiscrimination Laws

    Discrimination in employment on the basis of Disability is a violation of RCW 49.60 and of the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is also a violation of the law for an employer to fail to reasonably accommodate an employee's disability. Read More

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    WA State Human Rights Commission

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  • ADA Paratransit Eligibility: How to Make Your Case

    The purpose of this handout is to assist people with disabilities to obtain an accurate and fair ADA paratransit eligibility determination. Many people with disabilities who should be eligible for paratransit services according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are denied eligibility because transit agencies are not accurately assessing their capacities. Read More

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    Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

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Service Animals (3)+

  • Change in Washington Law about Service Animals Starting January 1, 2019

    The state legislature has found that misrepresentations of pets, therapy animals, or emotional support animals as service animals has made it harder for people with disabilities to get acceptance of their properly trained and essential service animals. The new law limits the definition of “service animal” and imposes a fine for misrepresenting an animal as a service animal. #8405EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Guide to Service Animals and Washington State Law Against Discrimination

    Read about the Washington Law Against Discrimination (WLAD) which includes provisions prohibiting discrimination against persons with disabilities who use a service animal to assist them with the disability. Read More

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    Washington Human Rights Commission
  • Service & Companion Animal Owners - Know Your Rights!

    Service and companion animals can help people with disabilities go about their daily lives. Unfortunately, there’s still a lot of confusion about the rules that govern service and companion animals in businesses. Worse, the rules change from state to state, so it can be really hard to keep up. Read More

    By:
    Disability Rights Washington
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