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News: July 2003

New Trend? Sign Language Café

Photo of Cafe Signes

Cafe Signes, Paris
© BBC News

When in Paris, visit the Cafe Signes where many of the staff are deaf, and all the customers sign. Don’t worry if you don’t know French sign language (or even ASL), the waiter will teach you!

To see the full story from the BBC click here! http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3009556.stm


Deaf UPS Workers Win Lawsuit against UPS

For background, see our previous article:
Deaf Workers Sue U.P.S.

Deaf UPS workers sued the the United Postal Service for not providing adequate accommodations. In what is being called “a major victory for disabled workers,” UPS must pay $5.8 million and make changes in the workplace. For the complete story see the Mercury News article: http://www.bayarea.com/mld/mercurynews/ news/local/6356444.htm

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