The Americans with Disabilities Act

January 2002
Workforce (10928332);Jan2002, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p55
Presents information on the American with Disabilities Act in the United States. Provisions of the legislation; Provisions of th Civil Rights Act of 1991.


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