ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Five Atlantic City hotels that allegedly were not in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act have reached settlements with federal officials.
The settlements announced this week culminate a review that lasted nearly five years. It also comes as the officials mark the 25th anniversary of the law, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability by private entities that own or operate places of public accommodation.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: When Might Your $1,400 Economic Relief Payment Arrive?
Federal officials say the businesses that reached settlements include Resorts Casino Hotel; the Tropicana Casino and Resort; the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel; The Rainforest Café at the former Trump Plaza and the Trump Taj Mahal, according to a news release.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Officials To Give Comments Related To Inspector General's Report Regarding City's Relationship With Philly Fighting COVID, Inc.
The agreements require the businesses to fix any violations, so people with disabilities will have full access to those facilities.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Courthouse Evacuated After Police Receive Report Device Was Left At Building
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