Monday, September 27, 2010

DISABILITY COMPLAINT: Hits Centralia restaurant

A Boone County restaurant owner who spends several thousand dollars improving an older structure is hit with expensive complaints about compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

The historic dinner train proposed to run between Columbia and Centralia? Not exactly, but disputes over disability access -- and the PR nightmare they can create -- are closely related.

Acting on a complaint from a Centralia resident who uses a battery-powered wheelchair for mobility, the Missouri Commission on Human Rights (MCHR) is reportedly insisting that Centralia-based JR's Diner spend nearly $6,000 on a ramp and electronic door opening system

Source and More:

Disability Awareness - do it right! Your all-in-one how-to guide

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