Americans with Disabilities Act handbook, Volume 1

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Wiley Law Publications, Sep 1, 1991 - Law - 576 pages
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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination based on physical or mental disabilities in private places of employment and in public accommodations. It also requires transportation and communication systems to facilitate access by the disabled. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the ADA and the evolving case law since its inception. It covers legislative history, statutory disability, employer obligation, procedural and evidentiary issues, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, implementing ADA requirements, private entity requirements, state and local government obligations and transportation system requirements.

Analyzes rapidly expanding case law.
-- Helps employers define their obligations in making reasonable accommodation.

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Contents

Introduction and Overview of Statute
1
Legislative History
11
What Is a Statutory Disability?
23
Copyright

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Henry H. Perritt Jr. is a professor of law and director of the graduate program in financial services law at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. He is the author of numerous law review articles and books on international relations and law, technology and law, and employment law.