March 18, 2013

The Law and Your Job

Major Federal Laws

What types of employers are regulated under the ADA?

Public and private sector employers employing at least fifteen employees are covered. Unions and employment agencies are also regulated by the ADA. It should be remembered, however, that employers not covered under the ADA may be subject to regulation under state law prohibiting disability discrimination.

>>What are the major federal anti-discrimination laws?
>>What aspects of the employment relationship are regulated by these laws?
>>What types of employers are regulated under Title VII?
>>How do I know if an action is discriminatory in violation of the law?
>>What should I do if I think I have been discriminated against in violation of the law?
>>How does someone file a charge under federal law?
>>What is the Age Discrimination in Employment Act?
>>What types of employers are regulated under the ADEA?
>>Is there a federal agency responsible for enforcing the ADEA?
>>What is Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act?
>>What is a “disability”?
>>What types of employers are regulated under the ADA?
>>Is there a federal agency responsible for enforcing the ADA?


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