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Disability discrimination and the workplace

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Published by Bureau of National Affairs in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • People with disabilities -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- United States -- States,
    • Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Law and legislation -- United States -- States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Peter A. Susser.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3469.Z95 S87 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3423529M
      ISBN 101570182310
      ISBN 109781570182310
      LC Control Number2005045683
      OCLC/WorldCa62282299


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Presents federal discrimination laws topically and scrutinizes applicable disability discrimination laws in every state. Litigation of claims is examined from both employee and employer perspectives; separate chapters explain trial procedures, remedies, and attorney’s : Gary E.

Phelan, Janet Bond Arterton. Disability Discrimination and the Workplace goes beyond the history of the ADA and the development of federal disability discrimination law in the workplace since its enactment, to comprehensively analyze additional laws on a state-by-state : Peter Susser.

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This book explores the reasons for this failure and points to how the courts, government, and employers may finally make good on the ADA's seemingly hollow : State disability discrimination laws -- 5.

Disabilities protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act -- 6. Access and accommodation issues: Americans with Disabilities Act\'s Title III requirements on places of public accommodations and commercial facilities -- 7.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Supplementary materials available online. Description: lx, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Overview of Federal Disability Discrimination Law --The Rehabilitation Act of --Americans with Disabilities Act: legislative history --State disability discrimination laws --Disabilities protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The provisions of the Act prohibited employment discrimination by any employer with more than employees. The Act banned discrimination on the basis of race, religion and national origin. It opened up access to public accommodation and enforced voting rights and desegregated public education.

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By Lisa Guerin, J.D. If you are facing workplace discrimination because of a disability, you should take action right away. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects applicants and employees from disability discrimination in every aspect of employment, from hiring to benefits to termination.

The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) ofwhich has now largely been replaced by the Equality Actaims to stop discrimination against people with disabilities. This means employers have to comply with regulations to make reasonable adjustments if their employment arrangements place disabled people at a substantial disadvantage.

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Since passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) inemployers have had to make sure that they do not discriminate against job candidates or employees on the basis of an individual's.

Created by  FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors | Last updated Aug Disability discrimination encompasses different aspects of unfavorable treatment such as harassment in the workplace or inaccessibility to buildings and businesses.

Discrimination in the workplace covers any work related issues, and it is important for employers to take care that the company handbook, policies, and practices are uniform, regardless of employee race, gender, ethnicity, age, religion, or disability. Even a policy that applies to all employees, regardless of these factors may be illegal if it.

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As with discrimination, there are different types of harassment, including unwelcome behavior by a co-worker, manager, client, or anyone else in the workplace, that is based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), nationality, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information.

The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) makes it unlawful to discriminate against a person, in many areas of public life, including employment, education, getting or using services, renting or buying a house or unit, and accessing public places, because of their disability.

The DDA covers people who have temporary and permanent. Disability discrimination in the workplace occurs when a disabled employee is treated unfairly because, or as a result of, their disability. Discrimination generally occurs if you are subjected to some form of detriment (i.e.

any disadvantage) because of, or as a result, of your disability. Disability discrimination is when you are treated less well or put at a disadvantage for a reason that relates to your disability in one of the situations covered by the Equality Act. The treatment could be a one-off action, the application of a rule or policy or the existence of physical or communication barriers which make accessing something difficult or impossible.

Disability discrimination in the workplace occurs when an employer treats an individual negatively because they have a disability or have a history of disability.

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Disability discrimination at work It is against the law for your employer to treat you unfairly because you're disabled - check if your problem at work is discrimination.

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All the latest breaking news on disability discrimination. Browse The Independent’s complete collection of articles and commentary on disability discrimination. • Direct discrimination occurs when a person with a disability is treated less favourably than a person who does not have a disability.

• This occurs if a person is discriminated against in the following areas; employment, education and training, provision of facilities, access to public premises. Disability discrimination legislation. Discrimination based on physical or mental disability in any phase of employment including interview, hiring, assignments, performance evaluation, training, promotions and demotions, rewards, and layoffs is prohibited by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the United States.

– The American Federation of the Physically Handicapped, founded in by Paul Strachan, was the first cross-disability national (American) political organization to urge an end to job discrimination, lobby for passage of related legislation, and call for a National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week, as well as other initiatives.

Federal law—and many state laws as well—prohibit disability discrimination in the workplace. They prevent most employers from making decisions or taking actions based on workers' or job applicants' physical or mental impairments.

Sections and of the Rehabilitation Act ofwhich prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities who work in the federal government; Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of (GINA), which prohibits employment discrimination based on genetic information about an applicant, employee.

Protection Must be a “qualified individual with a disability”to be protected from employment disability discrimination under the law.

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Don't let harassment and discrimination claims disrupt your workplace. The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination is a must-have resource for managers and HR professionals who are responsible for addressing and preventing harassment and discrimination in the workplace.

You will learn:Book Edition: 4th. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in several areas, including employment, transportation, public accommodations, communications and access to state and local government’ programs and services.

As it relates to employment, Title I of the ADA protects the rights of both employees and job seekers. Learning disabilities may make it difficult for an individual to learn, work, or behave in the manner that ordinarily would be expected.

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A thorough workplace disability discrimination policy can ensure that all employees receive equal treatment, while also protecting the company from costly legal issues. Policies should address the many forms that discrimination can take, and should offer a detailed explanation of.

Human Rights and Disability Discrimination legislation. • Provide all employees with the opportunity to develop professional learning, understanding, and positive attitudes about disability in the workplace.

DEECD staff need to be aware of the consequences of not providing equal opportunities in File Size: 93KB. Several sections of the Rehabilitation Act, which specifically address disability discrimination, are especially important to the disability rights movement.

Section supports people with disabilities in the federal workplace and in any organization receiving federal tax dollars.

Disability Discrimination at Work is a collection of readings aimed at stimulating critical inquiry by inviting the reader to examine contemporary issues related to disabilities and employment. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this Range: $ - $. Indirect discrimination happens when there is a policy that applies in the same way for everybody but disadvantages a group of people who share a protected characteristic, and you are disadvantaged as part of this group.

If this happens, the person or organisation applying the policy must show that there is a good reason for it.It’s against the law for employers to discriminate against you because of a disability.

The Equality Act protects you and covers areas including: application forms. interview arrangements.Disability Discrimination: Law and Practice provides an authoritative and up-to-date analysis of how this important UK legislation operates in practice.

The book is an invaluable reference dealing with the developing body of law regulating disability discrimination for all those advising businesses and service providers, and those representing.