Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)
Compliance Assistance —
The Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990
Synopsis of Law
Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits private employers, state and local governments, employment agencies and labor unions from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.
OFCCP shares responsibility with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in enforcing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Compliance Assistance Materials
For more information from the EEOC, go to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ADA web page.