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Name: Enforcement of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Programs Rule (29 CFR Part 1615)
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Disabled workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1989-05-19
Entry into force:
Published on: Federal Register, 1989-05-26, Vol. 54, No. 101, pp. 22742-22753
ISN: USA-1989-R-8172
Bibliography: Federal Register, 1989-05-26, Vol. 54, No. 101, pp. 22742-22753
Abstract/Citation: Provides for the enforcement of section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of handicap, as it applies to programmes or activities conducted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. It sets forth standards for what constitutes discrimination on the basis of mental or physical handicap, provides a definition for "individual with handicaps", and "qualified individuals with handicaps" and establishes a complaint mechanism for resolving allegations of discrimination.
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