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Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act

a guidebook for management and people with disabilities

by Don Fersh

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Published by Quorum Books in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-250) and index.

      StatementDon Fersh and Peter W. Thomas ; foreword by J. Robert Kerrey.
      ContributionsThomas, Peter W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3469 .F47 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 261 p. :
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1724772M
      ISBN 100899307140
      LC Control Number92028478

        Senate gets emotional with passage of Americans with Disabilities Act J Sen. Tom Harkin, a chief sponsor of the bill, delivered part . Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (PL ), which went into effect in July , guarantees that people with disabilities shall have equal access to employment, public services and accommodations, transportation, and telecommunications services. As public service providers, libraries must make reasonable efforts to give people with.

      “The Americans with Disabilities Act improved the quality of life for millions of Americans and proved that building a better nation means building one that everyone may fully participate in,” said State Senator Leroy Comrie. “But the ADA was not the final step to achieving this goal. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible to people with a wide array of disabilities. Complying with those guidelines helps provide a site that is accessible to all people. This website is scanned regularly to confirm that the site elements and the content are in compliance with WCAG standards.

      The EEOC enforces workplace anti-discrimination laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act (which include the requirement for reasonable accommodation and non-discrimination based on disability, and rules about employer medical examinations and inquiries), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (which. Book:  Janeen R. Adil: Accessible gardening for people with physical disabilities: a guide to methods, tools, and plants The Nashville Public Health Department Communities Putting Prevention to Work campaign  is funded in full by the Department of Health and Human Services, as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of


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This unique guidebook presents a comprehensive analysis of the new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the most significant federal civil rights law in almost 30 years, and its impact on over four million American businesses, state and local governments, nonprofit associations, 87 percent of America's private sector jobs, and million working-age people with : Don Fresh.

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First, the court said that the ADA was meant to evolve with technology.