ADA

Auburn access consultant could make more than $35K

Auburn is seeking a consultant ? who could end making more than $35,000 ? to create a plan for better access for disabled people in the city. The consultant will identify areas o ...

ADA rules muddled

Re: “Foresthill businesses hit by ADA lawsuits,” (Journal, May 1):Attorneys have been suing businesses for not complying with the ADA laws. I think that this is not how ...

Business owners have mixed reaction to ADA compliance bill

Auburn-area businesses say while it?s a step in the right direction, they are skeptical of the difference legislation aimed at giving them relief from ?frivolous? Americans with Di ...

Call to Readers

  Do you think Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) law should be reformed? Tell us why or why not.Your letters on this subject are wanted!Please share your thoughts via one ...

Another View: Reforms will end job-killing lawsuits

Editor’s note: Beth Gaines is running for the 6th District seat in the State Assembly and is facing challenger Andy Pugno, a Republican from Folsom.In the Sacramento region, ...

Advisory council gives employers a leg up

Every month business representatives gather at a lunch in Auburn for sessions on day-to-day issues in the workplace. The Foothill Employers Advisory Council is part of a statewide ...

Abilities of businesses vary

There seems to be some accommodation for small businesses: Under Titles to ADA: “Title III also has application to existing facilities.” One of the definitions of “discrimina ...

Attorney lining his pockets

Well, once again Scott Johnson has been busy hitting up our Placer County businesses (Weimar Country Store struggles to stay open,” Journal, March 22). I am outraged on how this ...

Who benefits from ADA lawsuits?

Who cannot, by now, legitimately question the motives of this attorney who launches all these essentially frivolous lawsuits against small businesses (Weimar Country Store struggle ...

Amend ADA so these scams will stop

Lindalou Haines missed the point regarding Assemblywoman (Beth) Gaines’ legislation of amending the ADA compliance law. Her sympathy should be with the small Auburn business owne ...