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Employment, disability, and the Americans with Disabilities Act

issues in law, public policy, and research

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Published by Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • People with disabilities -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- United States,
    • Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- United States,
    • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementedited by Peter David Blanck.
      SeriesPsychosocial issues
      ContributionsBlanck, Peter David, 1957-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3469 .E48 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 488 p. :
      Number of Pages488
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6776107M
      ISBN 10081011688X, 0810116898
      LC Control Number00008840

      A school district employer who terminated an employee for inappropriate conduct caused by her disability did not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Family and Medical Leave Act. This entry was posted in Americans with Disabilities Act, Employee Training, employers, employment discrimination, Employment Policies and tagged Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), disability discrimination, drug test procedures, Drug Testing, employee and management education, Employee assistance program (EAP), Employee Training, employers.

      The list of disabilities covered under ADA refers to all the disabilities for which an employee is protected from discrimination by employers. The Americans with Disabilities Act of , a civil rights law, prohibits employers from discriminating against employees with disabilities.   Who, What, Why Who does it apply to: The law applies to all employers with 15 or more employees. What is the issue: It is against the law to discriminate against an employee or a prospective employee based on a disability the person has, or that you view them as having (even if they don’t). The prohibition extends not just to hiring and firing, but to any .

      ii Acknowledgements The Southwest ADA Center is a program of ILRU (Independent Living Research Utilization) at TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston, Texas. It is funded by a grant (#HA) from the Department of Education’s National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).File Size: KB.   Employment, Disability, and the Americans with Disabilities Act offers a meticulously documented assessment of what has occurred since the ADA's enactment. In reasoned, empirically based articles, contributors from law, health policy, government, and business reveal the unsoundness of charges from the right that the ADA will bankrupt industry.


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