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Uber Need not Provide Wheelchair Access Everywhere, US Judge Rules

A federal judge said Uber Technologies Inc. did not violate a federal law protecting people with disabilities by not offering wheelchair-accessible vehicles in every market the ride-sharing company serves. In a decision on Monday, Chief Judge Richard Seeborg of the …

Woman Says Amazon.com Fired Her Because She Got ‘Long Covid’ – Lawsuit

NEW YORK –– A former Amazon.com Inc. employee sued the online retailer on Monday, saying it wrongly fired her and demanded she repay wages after she contracted “long COVID.” Brittany Hope, 29, a former brand manager for Amazon’s fashion line …

Walmart Alters Disability Reassignment Policy to Settle Suit

AUGUSTA, Maine — Walmart has agreed to change its national policy for reassigning disabled workers to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Maine. The settlement requires Walmart to offer disabled workers a vacant position …