A federal statue prohibiting discrimination against certain disabled individuals by federal government paid contractors and grantees.
Federal vocational rehabilitation and independent living services legislation, 29 USC 701-796, which governs state administration of employment and independent living services for people with disabilities.
Federal law requiring contractors and subcontractors with contracts in excess of $10,000 to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities.
Congressional act designed to foster economic independence for people with disabilities. Authorized grants to states for vocational and other rehabilitation services.
A nondiscrimination statute. Section 504 of the Act stipulates that individuals with disabilities may not be excluded from participating in programs and services receiving federal funds. It also prohibits job discrimination against people with disabilities in any program receiving federal financial assistance.
Federal legislation that set up grant programs for vocational rehabilitation, supported employment, independent living and client assistance. The Rehabilitative Services Administration in the Department of Education oversees programs created by the Act.
A federal law prohibiting discrimination against qualified disabled individuals by federal government contractors and grantees.
Civil rights statute designed to protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination; purposes are to maximize employment, economic self-sufficiency, independence, inclusion and integration into society.
The Civil Rights Act for the Handicapped, which is designed to eliminate discrimination on the basis of handicap in any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.
The federal act that makes provisions for training, equipment, and other services that people with disabilities may need in order to work and live independently in their communities.
Prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities. This law applies to programs conducted by Federal agencies, those receiving Federal funds (such as colleges participating in Federal student loan programs) Federal employment, and employment practices of businesses with Federal contracts.
The Rehabilitation Act prohibits discrimination against qualified employees and job applicants with disabilities in the federal government. The act also requires that federal employers provide reasonable accommodation to such individuals in order to allow them to perform the essential functions of their job. Accommodations are not required when they impose an undue hardship on the employer or endanger the health and safety of the individual or others.
Prohibits federal agencies and their grantees and contractors from discriminating against people based on disability in employment, programs and activities. Title V of the Rehabilitation Act, 29 U.S.C. 791 et. seq., is the legislative forerunner of the ADA in developing concepts of "qualified individual with a disability" and "reasonable accommodation".