George Lane was no stranger to the court – he’d had previous trouble with local law enforcement.When he was offered the opportunity to be carried up the steps, he refused, fearing that court officers, who, he felt, bore him ill will, might drop him on purpose.
Thus, in most cases, ADA standards aren’t brought into play until someone challenges a business, agency, or institution in the courts.
Sometimes just the challenge itself is enough to bring about an acceptable accommodation.
Since 2009, only 28% of South African senior management positions are being filled by women and the statistic has been flat-lining for five years.
Although, when one compares the 28% to a global average of 21%, we can commend ourselves for our progress.
These professionals sometimes work as advocates to overturn decisions denying clients’ claims.
Health care providers also hire medical claims assistants to check if they have billed for all the services they provided.
Much still needs to be done and there are obstacles to overcome, but eventually a butterfly will emerge to spread its wings and fly.
SAICA statistics for the past five years reveal that, in this period, the total number of female CAs(SA) increased by 50%, but according to the 2013 Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) on women in business, the percentage of working women in senior management positions in South Africa is still inadequate.
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