Americans with Disabilities Act: A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment

If you are seeking a job or are new to the workforce, you should become familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable individuals with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society. One fundamental principle of the ADA is that individuals with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to work must
have an equal opportunity to work. This resource answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA.

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