|- Disability Nondiscrimination Law Advisor|
Welcome to the Disability Nondiscrimination Law Advisor
This Advisor is designed to help employers determine which federal disability nondiscrimination laws apply to their business or organization. The Advisor also helps recipients of federal financial assistance understand their responsibilities under these laws.
The Advisor will provide you with a customized list of federal disability nondiscrimination laws that may apply and links to detailed information that will help you understand your requirements under these laws.
Employees, job applicants, applicants for or participants
in programs that receive federal financial assistance, and
individuals receiving services from public entities may also
find this Advisor helpful to learn more about their rights
under these federal disability nondiscrimination laws.
This Advisor does not address Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act, which covers employees of the federal government. Both the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) offer resources and information to federal managers seeking information about the recruitment, employment, and retention of individuals with disabilities in the federal government.
Other disability nondiscrimination laws not addressed by this Advisor include:
The Disability Nondiscrimination Law Advisor is one of a series of elaws (Employment Laws Assistance for Workers and Small Businesses) Advisors developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to help employers and employees understand their rights and responsibilities under federal employment laws. To view the entire list of elaws Advisors please visit the elaws website. To learn more about DOLís efforts to influence national policy and promote effective workplaces practices to advance the employment of people with disabilities, visit the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) website.