ERIC Number: ED347740
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title I on Employment and Title V Covering Miscellaneous Provisions). Hearing before the Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (October 30, 1991).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This hearing transcript presents testimony, a prepared statement, and supplemental materials provided by Evan J. Kemp, Jr., Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC), specifically related to implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The hearing deals with EEOC enforcement strategies for implementing Title I of the ADA, including the development of clear and concise regulations, policies, and procedures. The hearing specifically addresses: (1) plans for meeting the growing demands by the public and by business entities for information and guidance; (2) plans to handle the potential flood of cases; (3) the concept of reasonable accommodation; (4) training of EEOC employees in disability law; (5) technical assistance to employers and individuals with disabilities; (6) implementation of the Charge Data System and the ADA Tracking System; (7) budget and staffing; and (8) state and local fair employment practices agencies. Supplemental materials include copies of several EEOC publications: "The Americans with Disabilities Act: Questions and Answers,""The Americans with Disabilities Act: Your Employment Rights as an Individual with a Disability,""The Americans with Disabilities Act: Your Responsibilities as an Employer," and regulations published in the Federal Register on equal employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. (JDD)
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Equal Protection, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Government Role, Program Implementation
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990