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What is the difference between the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act?

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a federal law that applies specifically to schools. The IDEA outlines the responsibilities that a school has toward a student with a disability, and the rights those students have to receive a free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment.    In order to follow the […]

After I Register As An Employer In The District Of Columbia, How And When Do I Report On My Employees As A Non-Household Or Household Employer?

Non­household employers are required to file an Employer’s Quarterly Contribution and Wage Report (Form UC­30) each quarter. Employers who only employ household help have the option to file wage information and pay contributions on an annual basis using Employer’s Annual Contribution and Wage Report (Form UC­30H). Household employers should read the Annual Filer Fact Sheet* […]

Can I Contest The Citations? If So, What Is The Contest Process?

Yes. An employer to whom a citation or proposed penalty has been issued may contest the citation by notifying, in writing, the VOSH regional office that issued the citation(s). The notice of contest must be mailed or delivered by hand within 15 working days from the receipt of the citation or proposed penalty. No mistake, […]

Will Emergency Medical Personnel Honor My Living Will, In The Ambulance Or Emergency Room?

Sometimes people who have signed Living Wills are surprised and upset when emergency medical personnel disregard the Living Will and administer life­support anyway. The reason that this may happen is that, in an emergency, the staff may not have time to read the Living Will, to make sure that the patient is in a terminal […]

My Lost Dog Was Turned In To The Dog Pound. Will They Sterilize It Before They Return It To Me?

In general no. If your dog is found at the pound and they have reason to believe that the animal will be picked up by the owner, then they will not sterilize the animal. The Dog and Cat Sterilization Act applies only to animals that are being prepared for adoption. So, if you have a […]
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