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House Passes Expansion of ADA

June 26, 2008
The ADA Amendments Act, which the House passed on a 402-17 vote, came in response to a series of court decisions that narrowed the scope of the ADA’s protection.
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Quarter-Ton New York Cop Denied Fatter Disability Pay

January 18, 2008
A district judge in New York denied a 500-pound police officer an increase in his disability pay, upholding a ruling by the city’s pension board that the officer’s morbid obesity, not an injury, was to blame for his inability to perform his job.
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