TITLE

Workplace Rights

PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
PN;Oct2011, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the federal laws which protect the employees with disabilities from employment discrimination. It mentions the U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 which prohibits employers in private sector and state and government employers from discriminating qualified people with disability in all areas of employment. It also discusses the U.S. Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which prohibits discrimination in areas including federal agencies, contractors, and financial assistance.
ACCESSION #
65525679

 

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