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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. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications. Introductory information about the Americans with Disabilities Act for Employers
What are the basic protections offered by the ADA employment provisions (ADA Title I)? People with disabilities have equal opportunity to apply for work and be promoted in jobs for which they are qualified. People with disabilities are protected from a hostile work environment and harassment based on their disability. All of the above. People with disabilities have equal access to the benefits and privileges of employment.
While the ADA does provide people with disabilities the same opportunity to apply for jobs, work, and be promoted as any other similarly qualified individuals, the ADA also provides several other protections. To find out what those other protections are… Close, Try Again… Try Again!
The ADA prohibits discrimination against a qualified individual on the basis of disability regarding fringe benefits available by virtue of employment (e.g., child care, dining, social events). But there’s more! Almost… Please try again!
Harassment is a form of discrimination under the ADA. Harassment is any unwelcome conduct based on disability. Examples can include offensive jokes, name calling, slurs, physical assaults or threats, and ridicule or mockery. For more information about harassment, visit the EEOC website by clicking here.here However, the ADA does so much more. Close! Try Again!
Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits private employers, state and local governments, employment agencies and labor unions from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. For more information about Title I of the ADA, visit the EEOC website.EEOC website CORRECT!