The ADA at 10

Dutton, Gail
December 2000
Workforce (10928332);Dec2000, Vol. 79 Issue 12, p40
Looks at the outcome of the United States Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. How ADA has helped human resources directors; Impact of ADA on the accessibility of disabled people to public facilities; Unemployment rate of people with disabilities; Definition of disability under ADA; Effect of ADA on small businesses. INSETS: Attitude, Attitude, Attitude;Being Accommodating.


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