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Disability Nondiscrimination Law Advisor


This Advisor is designed to help employers determine which federal disability nondiscrimination laws apply to their business or organization. The Advisor also helps recipients of federal financial assistance understand their responsibilities under these laws.

After asking a set of questions, the Advisor will provide you with a customized list of federal disability nondiscrimination laws that may apply and links to detailed information that will help you understand your requirements under these laws.

Employees, job applicants, applicants for or participants in programs that receive federal financial assistance, and individuals receiving services from public entities may also find this Advisor helpful to learn more about their rights under these federal disability nondiscrimination laws.

The following federal disability nondiscrimination laws are addressed by this Advisor:
Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)
Title II, Subtitle A, of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)
Section 188 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (only as it pertains to federal financial assistance)
Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended
The Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended

The Disability Nondiscrimination Law Advisor is one of a series of elaws (Employment Laws Assistance for Workers and Small Businesses) Advisors developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to help employers and employees understand their rights and responsibilities under federal employment laws.

-Description modified from the Disability Nondiscrimination Law Advisor on the U.S. Department of Labor website viewed on 12/30/13 (www.dol.gov/elaws/odep.htm)

Contact Info:
Organization:U.S. Department of Labor
Address:Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20210
Cost:No cost

Web Links

Home page of the Disability Nondiscrimination Law Advisor

Home page of the DOL's elaws website (has similar advisors for many other federal employment laws)

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