Resources for Employment Issues
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Disability Under the Fair Employment and Housing Act: What You Should Know About the Law (PDF) - The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing Website
Legal Rights of Persons with Disabilities (PDF) - Chapter 1 - "Employment" - discusses state and federal statutes which promote access to employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. From the California Attorney General's Website
The ADA: Questions and Answers-Employment
The ADA: Your Responsibilities as an Employer
The ADA: Your Employment Rights as an Individual with a Disability
Reasonable Accommodations Resources
Information on Reasonable Accommodation:
Disability Under the Fair Employment and Housing Act: What You Should Know About the Law (PDF) - The discussion about Reasonable Accommodation begins on page 4. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing Website
Reasonable Accommodations in Employment - California Assistive Technology Network Website
Ninth Circuit Holds that An Employer Must Engage in an Interactive Process with a Qualified Employee with a Disability Who Requests a Reasonable Accommodation under the ADA - California State Personnel Board Website
EEOC Enforcement Guidance: Reasonable Accommodation and Undue Hardship Under the ADA - The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Website
Information and Assistance in Selecting an Appropriate Reasonable Accommodation
Jobs Accommodation Network - a free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the ADA, and the employability of people with disabilities. 1-800-526-7234 (V/TTY)
California's AT Network - is dedicated to expanding the accessibility of tools, resources and technology that will help increase independence, improve personal productivity and enhance the quality of life for all Californians. 916-325-1690 (v) or 916-325-1695 (tty)
Cornell University: Disability & HR: Tips for HR Professionals - This site features articles, checklists, a glossary, and links to useful resources to help Human Resource professionals accommodate applicants and employees with disabilities in accordance with the ADA.
Voice: (607) 255-2906
Fax: (607) 255-2763
TTY: (607) 255-2891
Abledata - Sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education, ABLEDATA's primary mission is to provide information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers within the United States. The database contains over 17,000 assistive technology products.
Trace Research and Development Center - Trace is a research center at the University of Wisconsin - Madison which focuses on making off the shelf technologies and systems such as computers, the Internet, and information kiosks more accessible for everyone through the process known as universal, or accessible design. Trace's mission is partly funded through the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), which is part of the U.S. Department of Education.