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    Research a management dilemma over a legal issue affecting managers (disability discrimination in public accommodations) and then talk about the:

    Proposals, Value Judgments, Assumptions, Ethics of Purpose.

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    1. Research a management dilemma over a legal issue affecting managers (disability discrimination in public accommodations) and then talk about the: Proposals, Value Judgments, Assumptions, and Ethics of Purpose
    A public accommodation is a private entity that owns, operates, leases, or leases to, a place of public accommodation. Places of public accommodation include a wide range of entities, such as restaurants, hotels, theaters, doctors' offices, pharmacies, retail stores, museums, libraries, parks, private schools, and day care centers. For example, private clubs and religious organizations are exempt from the ADA's title III requirements for public accommodations.
    Example 1:
    FEDERAL LAWS ON DISCRIMINATION IN PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS 1
    Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) - Title III 1
    FEDERAL LAWS ON DISCRIMINATION IN PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS

    Listed below are the deadlines and addresses for filing a civil rights complaint under federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of handicap or disability.
    Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) - Title III
    (Discrimination by a public accommodation or commercial facility. A public accommodation is an operation that fits in one of the following 12 categories:
    1. Places of lodging (e.g. inns, hotels, motels) (except for owner-occupied establishments renting fewer than six rooms);
    2. Establishments serving food or drink (e.g., restaurants and bars);
    3. Places of exhibition or entertainment (e.g. motion picture houses, theaters, concert halls, stadiums);
    4. Places of public gathering (e.g. auditoriums, convention centers, lecture halls);
    5. Sales or rental establishments (e.g. bakeries, grocery stores, hardware stores, shopping centers);
    6. Service establishments (e.g. laundromats, dry cleaners, banks, barber shops, beauty shops, travel services, shoe repair services, funeral parlors, gas stations, offices of accountants or lawyers, pharmacies, insurance offices, professional offices of health care providers, hospitals);
    7. Public transportation terminals, depots, or stations (not including facilities relating to air transportation);
    8. Places of public display or collection (e.g. museums, libraries, galleries);
    9. Places of recreation (e.g., parks, zoos, amusement parks);
    10. Places of education (e.g. nursery schools, elementary, secondary, undergraduate, or postgraduate private schools);
    11. Social service center establishments (e.g., day care centers, senior citizen centers, homeless shelters, food banks, adoption agencies); and
    12. Places of exercise or recreation (e.g. gymnasiums, health spas, bowling alleys, golf courses).

    Time for filing: Within 180 days of the date of the alleged discrimination.
    Address for filing:
    US Department of Justice
    Civil Rights Division
    Office on the Americans with Disabilities Act
    P. O. Box 66738
    Washington, DC 20035-9998
    1-800-514-0301 (voice) 1-800-514-0383 (tty)

    Case 1: e.g. Manager of prison was expected to accommodate a person with a disability for programming, but did not.
    ADA Applies to Prisons: PA Dept. of Corrections v. Yeskey, 6/15/98(118 S. Ct. 1952, 141 L. Ed. 2d 215, 1998 U.S. LEXIS 3888, 66 U.S.L.W. 448) Prepared by Judith Stilz Ogden
    Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits a "public entity from discriminating against a qualified individual with a disability" on account of that disability. Respondent, a prison inmate, was refused admission to a Motivational Boot Camp, which would have reduced his sentence to six months, due to his history of hypertension. The Supreme Court held that state prisons fall within the statute. A public entity includes "any...instrumentality of a state...or local government." Contrary to the petitioners' assertions, the court found that the statute was not ambiguous. The court did not address Commerce Clause or Fourteenth Ammendment issues, as these has not been addressed by the lower courts (excerpted from http://www.disabilitylawupdate.com/publicacc/case1.htm).

    2...Proposals, Value Judgments, Assumptions, Ethics of Purpose
    Is this refering to the ADA act and asking you to discuss it in terms of these four premises? That is my understanding.
    The act was proposed to prohibit discrimination on the basis of handicap or disability in public accomodations. Value judgments PERTAIN to the rightness of the act. It is about valuing all people under the civil rights movement regardless ...

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