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  1. United States of America - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 [Public Law No: 111-260] (47 U.S.C.). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-10-08 | USA-2010-L-86289

    The aim of the Act is to increase the access of persons with disabilities to modern communications, and for other purposes.

  2. United States of America - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Social Security Disability Applicants' Access to Professional Representation Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-142 [H.R. 4532]). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-02-27 | USA-2010-L-84637

    Amends section 302 of the Social Security Protection Act of 2004 and section 206 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 406) to provide for permanent extension of the attorney fee withholding procedures under title II of the Social Security Act to title XVI of such Act, and to provide for permanent extension of such procedures under titles II and XVI of such
    Act to qualified non-attorney representatives.

  3. United States of America - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (PL 110-325 (S 3406)). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-09-25 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | USA-2008-L-81834

    Clarifies and reiterates who is covered by the law's civil rights protections. The Act revises the definition of "disability" to more broadly encompass impairments that substantially limit a major life activity. The amended language also states that mitigating measures, including assistive devices, auxiliary aids, accommodations, medical therapies and supplies (other then eyeglasses and contact lenses) have no bearing in determining whether a disability qualifies under the law. Changes also clarify coverage of impairments that are episodic or in remission that substantially limit a major life activity when active, such as epilepsy or post traumatic stress disorder.

  4. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements. Final Rule (29 CFR Part 1904).

    Adoption: 2002-07-01 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | USA-2002-R-62463

    Amends hearing loss recording provisions of Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements rule published on 19 January 2001 (66 FR 5916-6135). Revises criteria for recording hearing loss cases in several ways, including requiring recording of standards threshold shifts that have resulted in a total 25 dB level of hearing above audiometric zero, averaged over frequencies at 2000, 3000 and 4000 Hz, beginning in year 2003.

  5. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Sector Equal Employment Opportunity. Final Rule (29 CFR Part 1614).

    Adoption: 2002-05-21 | Date of entry into force: 2002-06-20 | USA-2002-R-61833

    Promulgated by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Implements amendment of Section 501 of Rehabilitation Act. Aims at fully integrating individuals with disabilities into the Federal workforce.

  6. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program. Final Rules (34 CFR Part 361).

    Adoption: 2001-01-22 | Date of entry into force: 2001-10-01 | USA-2001-R-58399

    Promulgated by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. Amends regulations governing the State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Programme by revising the scope of employment outcomes under this programme. Redefines the term "employment outcome" to mean outcomes in which an individual with a disability works in an integrated setting.

  7. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Programme. Final Regulations (34 CFR Part 361).

    Adoption: 2001-01-17 | USA-2001-R-58391

    Promulgated by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services. Amends regulations governing the State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Programme. This programme provides support to each state to assist it in operating a statewide comprehensive, coordinated, effective, and accountable State programme, as an integral part of a statewide workforce investment system to assess, plan, develop, and provide vocational rehabilitation services for individuals with disabilities.

  8. United States of America - Disabled workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Office of Disability Employment Policy, 29 U.S.C 557B. - Regulations.gov

    Adoption: 2000-12-21 | USA-2000-M-73273

    Establishes from the start of the fiscal year 2001, in the Department of Labor, an office of disability employment policy.

  9. United States of America - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Development Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-402).

    Adoption: 2000-09-30 | USA-2000-L-59104

    Makes provision for programmes for individuals with developmental disabilities. Also provides for family support and for programme for direct support workers who assist individuals with developmental disabilities.

  10. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    State Vocational Rehabilitation Sevices Program (34 CFR Part 361).

    Adoption: 2000-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-05 | USA-2000-R-56664

    Amends the regulations governing the State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program. The programme provides support to assist States in operating a programme to assess, plan, develop and provide vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities. Establishes evaluation standards and performance indicators for this program.

  11. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled; Substantial Gainful Activity Amounts Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416).

    Adoption: 1999-04-07 | Date of entry into force: 1999-07-01 | USA-1999-R-52682

    Raises the level of income derived from work performed by a disabled or blind person which shall be regarded as substantial gainful activity with respect to social security benefits. The raise in income level is intended to encourage disabled persons to work.

  12. United States of America - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Crime Victims with Disabilities Awareness Act (Public Law 105-301 [S. 1976]).

    Adoption: 1998-10-27 | USA-1998-L-52823

    Commissions a study on the nature and extent of crimes committed against persons with developmental disabilities.

  13. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Payment for Vocational Rehabilitation Services Furnished Individuals During Certain Months of Nonpayment of Supplemental Security Income Benefits Rules (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416).

    Adoption: 1996-06-04 | Date of entry into force: 1996-06-19 | USA-1996-R-44541

    Amends regulations relating to payment of vocational rehabilitation services provided to recipients of supplemental security income benefit payments based on disability or blindness.

  14. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Obligations of Contractors and Subcontractors Regarding Individuals with Disabilities Rule (41 CFR Part 60-741).

    Adoption: 1996-04-12 | Date of entry into force: 1996-08-29 | USA-1996-R-44046

    Revises the regulations implementing section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (41 CFR part 60-741), which require Government contractors to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities. Inter alia, the regulations' nondiscrimination provisions are generally conformed to the regulations published by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) implementing title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act 1990.

  15. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Transportation for Individuals With Disabilities, Rule (49 CFR Parts 37 and 38).

    Adoption: 1996-03-07 | Date of entry into force: 1996-06-20 | USA-1996-R-44542

    Amends Department of Transportation rules implementing Americans with Disabilities Act. Ensures that rules treat independent private schools similarly to other schools, and gives local jurisdictions more discretion with respect to advance reservation systems for paratransit services.

  16. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program Regulations (34 CFR Part 361).

    Adoption: 1996-03-04 | Date of entry into force: 1996-06-13 | USA-1996-R-44539

    Amends regulations governing the State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program in order to implement s. 12(d) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Implements an order of selection for receipt of services, giving priority to persons with severe disabilities.

  17. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled; Continuation of Benefits and Special Eligibility for Certain Severely Impaired Recipients Who Work Rules (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1994-06-27 | Date of entry into force: 1994-08-12 | USA-1994-R-37940

    Implements changes in the law made by the Employment Opportunities for Disabled Americans Act and the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990, which made permanent, simplified and liberalized the incentives in the Social Security Act for disabled and blind supplemental security income (SSI) recipients who attempt to work. Also liberalizes provisions that provide an impairment-related work expense exclusion from the regular SSI income counting rules.

  18. United States of America - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act Amendments of 1994. Public Law 103-230 (S. 1284).

    Adoption: 1994-04-06 | USA-1994-L-37202

    Reauthorizes the Act through 1996. Services must be provided to a developmentally disabled individual in accordance with the individual's unique needs. The Secretary of Health and Human Services will make grants to public and private entities for projects of national significance to individuals with developmental diabilities, which projects do not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity.

  19. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled; Presumptive Disability and Presumptive Blindness Rule (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1993-03-04 | Date of entry into force: 1993-07-02 | USA-1993-R-34086

    Revises the regulations that describe how to make findings of presumptive disability or presumptive blindness. Clarifies the presumptive disability rules and incorporate procedures into the regulations that are now in operating instructions.

  20. United States of America - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1992. Public Law 102-569 (H.R. 5482).

    Adoption: 1992-10-29 | USA-1992-L-32903

    Revises and extends the programs under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and other related matters.

  21. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program; the State Supported Employment Services Program; Special Projects and Demonstrations for Providing Transitional Rehabilitation Services to Handicapped Youth; and Special Projects and Demonstrations for Providing Supported Employment Services to Individuals With Severe Handicaps and Technical Assistance Projects Regulations (34 CFR Parts 361, 363, 376 and 380)

    Adoption: 1992-06-18 | USA-1992-R-30021

    Amends the regulations implementing the State Supported Employment Services Program authorized under title VI, part C of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The State Supported Employment Services Program assists individuals with severe handicaps, for whom competitive employment would have been unlikely, to acquire the skills and experience needed to achieve and maintain employment in the community. These final regulations further amend the regulations implementing the State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program, the Program of Special Projects and Demonstrations for Providing Transitional Rehabilitation Services to Handicapped Youth, and the Program of Special Projects and Demonstrations for Providing Supported Employment Services to Individuals with Severe Handicaps and Technical Assistance Projects in order to make conforming changes to the regulatory requirements for these programs.

  22. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Procedures for Complaints/Charges of Employment Discrimination Based on Disability Filed Against Employers Holding Government Contracts or Subcontracts Rule (29 CFR Part 1641 and 41 CFR Part 60-742)

    Adoption: 1992-01-17 | Date of entry into force: 1992-07-26 | USA-1992-R-26749

    Establishes procedures for coordinating the processing of complaints that fall within the overlapping jurisdiction of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities in all aspects of employment; and the Rehabilitation Act, which requires government contractors and subcontractors to apply a policy of non-discrimination and affirmative action in their employment of qualified individuals with a handicap.

  23. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Nondiscrimination on Basis of Handicap in Federally Assisted Programs and Activities Rule (45 CFR Part 1180)

    Adoption: 1990-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1991-01-11 | USA-1991-R-22430

    Regulations issued by the Institute of Museum Services under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (prohibiting discrimination on the basis of handicap in federally assisted programs).

  24. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs or Activities Conducted by ACTION Rule (45 CFR Part 1214)

    Adoption: 1990-11-02 | Date of entry into force: 1991-01-14 | USA-1990-R-22351

    Regulation requiring operation of ACTION programs and activities without discrimination against disabled persons, providing definitions and standards, and establishing a detailed complaint mechanism.

  25. United States of America - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 1990. Public Law 101-496 (27-53).

    Adoption: 1990-10-31 | USA-1990-L-21367

    Revises and extends the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 1975 (P.L. 94-103).

  26. United States of America - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1990. Public Law 101-476 (S. 1824).

    Adoption: 1990-10-30 | Date of entry into force: 1990-10-01 | USA-1990-L-21365

    Amends the Education of the Handicapped Act to revise and extend the programs established in parts C through G thereof, and for other purposes. Title II covers assistance for education of all handicapped individuals, including allocations, State plans, evaluation, etc; title III provides for centers and services to meet special needs of handicapped individuals; other titles cover training personnel for the education of handicapped individuals, research in such education, technology, etc.

  27. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Transportation for Individuals with Disabilities Rule (49 CFR Part 37)

    Adoption: 1990-09-28 | Date of entry into force: 1990-10-04 | USA-1990-R-22332

    Regulatory action implementing those portions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 requiring private and public transportation providers to acquire accessible vehicles beginning August 26, 1990.

  28. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Use of For-Profit Agencies in Programs of Employment Services and Independent Living Rule (38 CFR Part 21)

    Adoption: 1990-09-17 | Date of entry into force: 1990-11-18 | USA-1990-R-20970

    Amendments to Department of Veterans Affairs regulations to allow the use of for-profit agencies and organisations to provide employment services and programs of independent living services for veterans receiving assistance under the vocational rehabilitation program.

  29. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Career and Career Conditional Employment Rule (5 CFR Part 315)

    Adoption: 1990-09-13 | Date of entry into force: 1990-10-15 | USA-1990-R-20953

    Sets forth the requirements for noncompetitive conversion of certain categories of Federal employees, assisting disabled employees in connection with the implementation of Executive Order 12685 which authorizes such conversion.

  30. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Consideration of Vocational Factors Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1990-08-23 | Date of entry into force: 1990-03-26 | USA-1990-R-20474

    Regulations clarifying implementation of the Social Security Act and their legislative history relating to disability determinations.

  31. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income; Mental Disorders in Children Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1990-08-09 | Date of entry into force: 1990-12-12 | USA-1990-R-22432

    Amendments revising the criteria used to evaluate mental disorders in children under the age of 18 for the disability programs in titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act, conforming with the Supreme Court's decision of February 20, 1990, in Sullivan v. Zelbey et al.

  32. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities; Demonstration and Innovation Projects of National Significance Rule (34 CFR Part 346)

    Adoption: 1990-07-27 | USA-1990-R-20945

    Regulations implementing Title II, Part D, of the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1988 (Public Law 100-407), to state the purposes of the Program bearing the same title, the types of activities eligible for support, Program priorities to be set by the Secretary, application requirements, selection criteria for applications and requirements to be met by the recipients of awards under the Program.

  33. United States of America - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act to Establish a Clear and Comprenhensive Prohibition of Discrimination on the Basis of Disability. Public Law 101-336 (S.933).

    Adoption: 1990-07-26 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-27 | USA-1990-L-21141

    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.

  34. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind and Disabled; Payment of Benefits, Overpayments and Underpayments-Overpayment Defined Rule (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1990-03-27 | Date of entry into force: 1990-08-17 | USA-1990-R-20948

    Implements section 2612 of the Deficit Reduction Act of 1984 (Public Law 98-369), which amended section 1631(b)(1) of the Social security Act, by setting a limit on adjustment or recovery of a Supplemental security Income and/or federally administered State supplementary overpayment that the secretary (Social security Administration) may require.

  35. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance Benefits and Supplemental Security Income for Aged, Blind and Disabled; Recovery of Overpayments and Other Technical Changes Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1990-01-16 | Date of entry into force: 1990-03-01 | USA-1990-R-20541

    Technical amendments concerning supplemental security income benefit payment made as a direct deposit to joint accounts.

  36. United States of America - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Equal Opportunity for Individuals with Disabilities (42 U.S.C., Chapter 126, secs. 12101-12213). (Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990) - U.S. Code Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1990 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-26 | USA-1990-L-31145

    Provides, inter alia, for non-discrimination against a qualified individual with a disability because of the disability of such individual in regard to job application procedures, the hiring, advancement, or discharge of employees, employee compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

  37. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Determining Disability and Blindness; Substantial Gainful Activity Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1989-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-01 | USA-1989-R-9231

    Raises, inter alia, from $300 to $500 the average monthly earnings guidelines used to determine whether persons with impairments other than blindness are able to undertake substantial gainful activity for purposes of Social Security disability benefits provided under title II of the Social Security Act.

  38. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind and Disabled; Presumptive Disability and Presumptive Blindness; Categories of Impairments-AIDS Extension Date Rule (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1989-11-30 | USA-1989-R-9232

    Rules concerning payment of benefit to persons applying for supplemental security income benefits on the basis of disability or blindness before making a formal determination when available information indicates a high probability that disability exists.

  39. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (1950); Determining Disability and Blindness; Extension of Expiration Date for Cardiovascular System Listing Rule (20 CFR Part 404)

    Adoption: 1989-11-17 | Date of entry into force: 1989-12-05 | USA-1989-R-9123

  40. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled; Real Property Which Is Not Counted When It Cannot Be Sold and Transfer of Assets for Less Than Fair Market Value Rule (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1989-11-07 | Date of entry into force: 1990-03-21 | USA-1989-R-20698

    Regulations intended to liberalise policies relating to Supplemental Security Income benefits by not requiring the sale or transfer of real property under certain conditions.

  41. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled Rule (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1989-10-31 | Date of entry into force: 1990-02-08 | USA-1989-R-20482

    Amendment increasing the maximum emergency advance payment that can be paid to an individual presumptively eligible for supplemental security income.

  42. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Determining Entitlement Usage Under the Vocational Rehabilitation Program Rule (38 CFR Part 21)

    Adoption: 1989-10-23 | Date of entry into force: 1989-12-18 | USA-1989-R-8962

    Facilitates the determination of entitlement usage under the vocational rehabilitation program.

  43. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance; Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled; Decisions by Administrative Law Judges in Cases Remanded by the Courts Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1989-09-13 | USA-1989-R-9168

    Under these final Regulations, decisions of Administrative Law Judges fully or partially favourable to the party that are not reviewed by the Appeals Council on its own initiative will be effectuated on a more timely basis.

  44. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Noncompetitive Appointments of Former Incumbents of Positions Brought into the Competitive Service; Technical Amendment Rule (5 CFR Part 315)

    Adoption: 1989-09-06 | Date of entry into force: 1989-09-07 | USA-1989-R-9417

    Amends Regulations permitting noncompetitive appointment to federal jobs based on former incumbency in a position brought into the competitive service to cover employees entitled to restoration following a compensable injury.

  45. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Projects With Industry Rule (34 CFR Part 379)

    Adoption: 1989-08-14 | USA-1989-R-9061

    Amendments to existing Regulations in Part 379 governing the Projects with Industry program and addition of new subpart F to implement requirements in sections 621(f) and 621(h) of the Rehabilitation Act as added by Public Law 99-506, the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1986, in relation to minimum compliance with program evaluation standards.

  46. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment of Workers With Disabilities Under Special Certificates Rule (29 CFR Parts 524, 525 and 529)

    Adoption: 1989-08-04 | Date of entry into force: 1989-09-11 | USA-1989-R-9420

    Regulations governing the employment of individuals with disabilities at special minimum wages under section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (LS 1966-USA 1).

  47. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Authorization of an Initial Evaluation Under the Vocational Rehabilitation Program for Veterans Not Residing in a State Rule (38 CFR Part 21)

    Adoption: 1989-08-03 | Date of entry into force: 1989-08-04 | USA-1989-R-8959

    Amendments designed to provide initial evaluations for veterans requesting assistance under the vocational rehabilitation program when the veteran does not reside in a state, in order to effect cost savings in the payment of beneficiary travel.

  48. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled; Exception of Certain Assistance Payments From Retrospective Monthly Accounting Rule (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1989-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 1989-08-01 | USA-1989-R-8996

  49. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Federally Assisted Programs Rule (5 CFR Part 900)

    Adoption: 1989-07-06 | Date of entry into force: 1990-09-23 | USA-1989-R-20712

    Amends the regulation issued by the Office of Personnel Management for the enforcement of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, in federally assisted programs or activities to include a cross reference to the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards in relation to construction design.

  50. United States of America - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Enforcement of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Programs Rule (29 CFR Part 1615)

    Adoption: 1989-05-19 | Date of entry into force: 1989-06-26 | USA-1989-R-8172

    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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