Two organizations in Denver will be spending a night in celebration this July. The Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition and Atlantis Community will commemorate the 22nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act -- a law that has become extremely important for a large segment of the country's population.
Summer is a time to enjoy the outdoors, and one Colorado town is leading by example in the ongoing effort to improve accessibility to public lands in the state.
In the United States, there are state and federal laws that are meant to protect the well-being and legal rights of employees in the workplace. There are laws requiring certain safety measures, laws that call for minimum wages to be paid and laws to protect employees from discrimination. The unfortunate fact, however, is that sometimes employers do not comply with these laws and regulations, and when that happens, an employee is entitled to file a civil claim to recover compensation.
Some of our readers may have heard by now about the problems brewing in the Denver mayor's office. One of the mayor's longtime aides was fired on May 21, and it was recently reported that the reason behind the firing was an allegation of sexual harassment.