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ADA Title I Employment Key Links

American Foundation for the Blind

Civil Rights Laws Covering the Use of Service or Assistance Animals
http://www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=3&TopicID=32&DocumentID=4133

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Americans with Disabilities Act: Disability Discrimination
www.eeoc.gov/types/ada.html

Facts About the Americans with Disabilities Act
www.eeoc.gov/facts/fs-ada.html

EEOC and Title I of the ADA
www.eeoc.gov/ada/

Questions and Answers: EEOC National Contact Center
http://www.eeoc.gov/abouteeoc/meetings/9-17-04/contact-qanda.html

Filing a Charge of Employment Discrimination
www.eeoc.gov/facts/howtofil.html
www.eeoc.gov/charge/overview_charge_filing.html

EEOC's Charge Processing Procedures: What Happens after a Charge of Employment Discrimination is Filed with EEOC?
www.eeoc.gov/charge/overview_charge_processing.html

EEOC Contact Information
Telephone: 800-669-4000
Fax: 703-997-4890
E-mail: info@ask.eeoc.gov (Include your zip code and/or city and state so that your email can be sent to the appropriate office.)

EEOC Field Offices
www.eeoc.gov/offices.html

Selected EEOC Publications

Facts About Federal Sector Equal Employment Opportunity Complaint Processing Regulations (Section 501).
www.eeoc.gov/facts/fs-fed.html

Facts About the Americans with Disabilities Act
www.eeoc.gov/facts/fs-ada.html

Facts About Disability-Related Tax Provisions
www.eeoc.gov/facts/fs-disab.html

The ADA: Questions and Answers
www.eeoc.gov/facts/adaqa1.html

The ADA: Your Responsibilities as an Employer
www.eeoc.gov/facts/ada17.html

The ADA: Your Employment Rights as an Individual With a Disability
www.eeoc.gov/facts/ada18.html

Questions and Answers About Blindness and Vision Impairments in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act
www.eeoc.gov/facts/blindness.html

Job Accommodation Network, (JAN)

The Job Accommodation Network is a free service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor. Portal for Individuals with Disabilities
www.jan.wvu.edu/portals/individuals.htm

Accommodation and Compliance Series: Service Animals as Workplace Accommodations
http://www.jan.wvu.edu/media/servanim.html

Reasonable Accommodation
http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu/
Telephone: 800-526-7234
E-mail: jan@jan.wvu.edu

Provide the following information:

  • the limitations and abilities of the individual in question
  • the specifics of the job task(s) at issue,
  • what accommodations (if any) have been implemented or considered
  • the state from which you are calling
  • a phone number and the best time to call

Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
www.jan.wvu.edu/portals/dbtac/titleone.htm

Department of Labor

The Office of Disability Employment Policy
ODEP provides brochures on public accommodations, employment, telecommunications, and other key provisions of the ADA.
www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/publicat.htm

Employment Rights Who has Them and Who Enforces Them
www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/fact/rights.htm

What To Do If You Think You Have Been Discriminated Against
www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/ek97/what2do.htm

Department of Justice

ADA Tax Incentive Packet for Businesses
A packet of information to help businesses understand and take advantage of the tax credit and deduction available for complying with the ADA.
http://ada.gov/taxpack.htm

Americans with Disabilities Act: A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment
http://www.ada.gov/workta.htm

A Guide to Disability Rights Laws
This guide provides an overview of Federal civil rights laws that ensure equal opportunity for people with disabilities. To find out more about how these laws may apply to you, contact the agencies and organizations listed.
http://ada.gov/cguide.htm#anchor62335

ADA Information Services
This document contains the telephone numbers and Internet addresses of federal agencies and other organizations that provide information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and informal guidance in understanding and complying with different provisions of the ADA.
http://ada.gov/agency.htm

Americans with Disabilities Act Questions and Answers: Employment
www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/qandaeng.htm#Anchor-Employment-47857

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