ERIC Number: ED380924
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Rights and Responsibilities of Employees with Disabilities on the Job. Creating Employment Opportunities Project.
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Special Education.
This pamphlet, designed to assist people with disabilities in the job search process, discusses Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and job search issues. The ADA's definitions and protections are outlined, and the types of employers covered under the ADA are noted. The pamphlet emphasizes that the ADA is not affirmative action legislation but civil rights legislation. It discusses the job applicant's rights concerning confidentiality, accommodation, job program accessibility, and insurance. It answers questions concerning disclosure of the disability, determination of the type of accommodation needed, and procedures for filing discrimination complaints. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990