The Labor Market Experience of Workers with Disabilities: The ADA and Beyond

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W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2003 - Law - 229 pages
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Contents

2 Employment
21
Wages and Benefits
49
4 Hours of Work Distribution and Representation
75
5 Separation Unemployment and Job Search
105
6 State versus Federal Legislation
125
7 Conclusions and Policy Implications
141
CPS Sample Construction
157
SIPP Sample Construction
159
Supplemental Tables
163
State Disability Legislation
179
References
209
The Author
217
Index
219
About the Institute
229
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Page xiii - The ADA prohibits discrimination in all employment practices, including job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, training, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. It applies to recruitment, advertising, tenure, layoff, leave, fringe benefits, and all other employment-related activities. Q. Who is protected from employment discrimination? A. Employment discrimination is prohibited against "qualified individuals with disabilities.
Page xiii - Act 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.
Page 3 - Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999 (PL 106-170), enacted on December 1999.

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Hotchkiss is Associate Professor of Economics in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. She received her B.A. degree from Willamette University and her Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University in 1989.

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