The Americans with Disabilities Act (from It's the Law™)
Managing Legal Risk in Regards to the ADA
Both the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - which applies to Federal employers and Federal Government contractors - and The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 - which applies to private employers - promote and expand employment opportunities for millions of people who have a mental or physical disability.
Learning Paths & Details
Suggested Industry Usage
- Developing Core Leadership Skills
- Managing Legal Risk
Training Files (2)
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The ADA prohibits discrimination against individuals with physical or mental disabilities. They require employers to make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants so they can participate in the recruiting process. Reasonable accommodations are also required for qualified employees so they can perform the essential functions of their job. Reasonable accommodations are also required so that qualified employees can take part in all terms and conditions of employment. The ADA also protects against retaliation.