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NCJ Number: 155681 Find in a Library
Title: Current Issues in Employment Disability Discrimination
Author(s): J P Manak; B J Farber
Corporate Author: Northwestern University Traffic Institute
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 23
Sponsoring Agency: Northwestern University Traffic Institute
Evanston, IL 60204
Sale Source: Northwestern University Traffic Institute
405 Church Street
P.O. Box 1409
Evanston, IL 60204
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This publication explains recent Federal legislation dealing with civil rights, health care, and disability issues pertaining to employment.
Abstract: The first section covers the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), discussing its statutory requirements; regulations; and updated information on the implications of the law for employment practices. The second section examines issues related to the Civil Rights Act of 1991 in terms of jury trials, compensatory and punitive damages, prohibited employment practices, Federal employment discrimination laws, rules against drug use, retroactivity, U.S. Supreme Court rulings, and the law's impact on affirmative action programs. The final section deals with the impact on employers of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, and its interpretive rule.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); Civil rights; Courts; Equal opportunity employment
Note: Know The Law Series Publication No. 205.
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