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Where to Go for More ADA Information

 

 

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued some good informational materials. A few titles are listed here:

 

“Enforcement Guidances and Other Policy Documents on the ADA,”

“The ADA: A Primer for Small Business,”

“Your Responsibilities as an Employer,”

“Job Applicants and the ADA”

“Small Employers and Reasonable Accommodation.”

 

Contact these resources for additional information regarding the ADA:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

1801 L Street, N.W.,

Washington, D.C. 20507

(202) 663-4900 and (800) 800-3302  (TDD)

(202) 663-4494 (TDD for 202 area code)

www.eeoc.gov

 

EEOC Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs

1801 L Street, NW

Washington, D.C. 20507

(800) 669-3362

www.eeoc.gov/docs/accommodation.html

 

The EEOC also provides another great resource entitled “A Primer for Small Business” at www.eeoc.gov/ada/adahandbook.html. It contains valuable information for smaller firms and answers a multitude of questions that pertain to any size of firm.

 

American Bar Association

Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law

740 15th Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20005

(202) 662-1570

 

Department of Justice

Office of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Civil Rights Division

P.O. Box 66118,

Washington, D.C. 20035-6118

(202) 514-0301 and (202) 514-0381 (TDD)

(202) 514-6193 (Electronic Bulletin Board)

(EEOC and DOJ have technical assistance manuals for each title)

 

Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

1111 18th Street, N.W., Suite 501

Washington, D.C. 20036

(800) USA-ABLE and (800) USA-ABLE (TDD)

 

Department of Transportation

400 Seventh Street, S.W.,

Washington, D.C. 20590

(202) 366-9305 and (202) 755-7687 (TDD)

 

Federal Communications Commission

1919 M Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20554

(202) 632-7260 and (202) 632-6999 (TDD)

 

The Job Accommodation Network

P.O. Box 6080

Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6080

(800) 526-7234

www.jan.wvu.edu

 

Information about the risks of favoritism in disabled hiring: workforce.com/04/06/feature4. Also check the Code of Federal Regulations: 29 C.F.R. Part 1630: Regulations to implement the equal employment provisions. A detailed appendix is included and helpful.

29 C.F.R. Part 1640: Procedures for coordinating the investigation of complaints or charges of employment discrimination.

29 C.F.R. Part 1641: Procedures for complaints and/or charges of employment discrimination based on disability, against employers holding government contracts or subcontracts.

 

 

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