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What the public sector needs to know about the Americans with Disabilities Act.

What the public sector needs to know about the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Published by Pennsylvania Bar Institute in Harrisburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • People with disabilities in the civil service -- Pennsylvania.,
    • People with disabilities -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- Pennsylvania.,
    • People with disabilities in the civil service -- United States.,
    • People with disabilities -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Series statement from spine.

      SeriesPBI ;, no. 1993-791, PBI (Series) ;, no. 1993-791.
      ContributionsPennsylvania Bar Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFP435 .W48 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 183 p. ;
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1445050M
      LC Control Number93083058

      In , Congress passed the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide equal protection under the law to disabled citizens, who are not identified in the Civil Rights Acts of or as a protected group. The ADA covered various aspects of daily life for the disabled, which are addressed under the following titles: [ ]. People with disabilities have largely been unrecognized as a population for public health attention, but recent efforts have made the poor health of this population visible.1 Adults with disabilities are 4 times more likely to report their health to be fair or poor than people with no disabilities (% vs %).2 The core mission of public health, which is to improve the health of all Cited by:

      In an effort to eliminate discrimination against individuals with disabilities, Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act requires businesses and non-profit organizations that are public accommodations to comply with basic nondiscrimination and building accessibility requirements, provide reasonable modifications to policies and. The "people with disabilities act" passed three years ago dictates that at least 3% of the jobs be filled by disabled individuals in the public sector. However many of the public sector.

      The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. The US Census’ Americans with Disabilities report estimated that about million Americans (19% of the population) have a disability. In addition, today, Americans face the growing challenge of a rapidly aging Baby Boomer population. This includes 76 million people over the age of 65, many of whom will acquire age-related disabilities.


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