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The Americans with Disabilities Act gives disabled individuals a right to reasonable accomodations at work and freedom from discrimination.
Books at the Law Library
Americans with Disabilities Act: Employee Rights & Employer Obligations by
Call Number: KF 3469 .A96
Publication Date: Current
Americans with Disabilities Act Handbook by
Call Number: KF 3469 .P47
Publication Date: Current to 2022
Americans with Disabilities : Practice and Compliance Manual by
Call Number: KF 480 .A6 L3
Publication Date: Current through 2017
Federal Disability Law in a Nutshell by
Call Number: KF 480 .Z9 .C65
Publication Date: 2016
Available as an ebook only.
29 U.S. Code § 214
Handicapped workers can be paid less than minimum wage if the employer holds a special certificate.
29 U.S. Code Sec. 791
Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability by federal employers.
29 U.S. Code Sec. 793
Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act1 requires federal government contractors to include an affirmative action provision for the employment and advancement in employment of qualified persons with disabilities.
29 U.S. Code Sec. 794
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act provides: “No otherwise qualified individual with a disability … shall, solely by reason of her or his disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." Applies in employment and housing contexts. There can be no discrimination in housing provided for the elderly and for disabiliites. Also, no discriminiation in subsidized housing. Also applies to mass transit.
42 US Code Secs. 12111-12117
Americans with Disabilities Act - Employment
42 US Code Secs. 2000ff throught 2000ff-11
PROHIBITING EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF GENETIC INFORMATION
29 CFR Part 1630
REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT THE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT PROVISIONS OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
29 CFR Part 1640
PROCEDURES FOR COORDINATING THE INVESTIGATION OF COMPLAINTS OR CHARGES OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BASED ON DISABILITY SUBJECT TO THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973
29 CFR Part 1641
PROCEDURES FOR COMPLAINTS/CHARGES OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BASED ON DISABILITY FILED AGAINST EMPLOYERS HOLDING GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS OR SUBCONTRACTS