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The federal Justice Department is investigating Denver for failing to provide sign-language interpreters for deaf prisoners. Investigators are seeking to determine whether Denver – which touts itself as “one of America’s most accessible cities” -- is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Come May, employers will be required to provide accommodations for a new range of issues and diseases that have recently been given the distinction of a disability as the result of an update to the Americans with Disabilities Act.