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Name: Act to Establish a Clear and Comprenhensive Prohibition of Discrimination on the Basis of Disability. Public Law 101-336 (S.933).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Disabled workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1990-07-26
Entry into force:
Published on: U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1990-09, No. 6, p. 104 STAT. 327-378
ISN: USA-1990-L-21141
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=21141&p_lang=en
Bibliography: U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1990-09, No. 6, p. 104 STAT. 327-378
Abstract/Citation: Provides that employers with 15 or more employees are prohibited from discriminating against a qualified disabled person in matters relating to hire or discharge or any other condition of employment. The Act also prohibits discrimination against disabled persons in the provision of public services by governmental entities or the provision of public accomodations by private entities. Special provisions are made to assist hearing-impaired individuals in the field of telecommunications.
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