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Mental disabilities and the Americans with Disabilities Act

a concise compliance manual for executives

by John F. Fielder

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Published by Quorum Books in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • People with mental disabilities -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Discrimination against the mentally ill -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-196) and index.

      StatementJohn F. Fielder.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3469 .F53 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 202 p. ;
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1431307M
      ISBN 100899308260
      LC Control Number93042762
      OCLC/WorldCa29478424

      Americans with Disabilities Act of Americans with Disabilities Act of Americans with Disabilities Act of commonly referred to as the ADA is a law that protects the rights of individuals with disabilities against any kind of discrimination. The law was enacted in . Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, organizations that fail to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with mental disabilities may be subject to penalties and punitive damages. The Act does not, however, provide useful guidelines to help organizations comply–a gap that Dr. Fielder’s book .


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