Special Session: What You Need to Know about the Justice Department Settlement Agreement with Amtrak


Thursday, April 29, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Description

On December 2nd, 2020, the Department of Justice and Amtrak, the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, entered into an agreement to resolve the department’s findings of disability discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Join us for this special session when a representative from the U.S. Department of Justice explains the terms of the agreement, details about the $2.25 million monetary fund, who is eligible for compensation and how individuals impacted by the inaccessibility of stations may apply. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions of the speaker regarding the settlement agreement.

Continuing Education Recognition Available

Certificate Credit hours
Certificate of Attendance 1.5

Speakers:

David Knight, Attorney, Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Session Questions

This session is accepting questions from registered users. After you have registered to participate in this session you can submit your questions on your Account Manager page. Please note: the number of questions will be limited and submissions will be closed well before the session starts to provide time to prepare answers.