Complying with the ADA: A Small Business Guide to Hiring and Employing the Disabled / Edition 1by Jeffrey G. Allen
Pub. Date: 02/18/1993
It just got easier to comply with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act Specially designed to serve the practical needs of small business owners and managers who can’t afford high-powered lawyers to interpret the ADA’s provisions, this penetrating new handbook shows exactly how to meet the ADA’s guidelines on hiring and employingeasily and economically. Complying with the ADA begins by discussing key provisions, focusing on who is protected, and specifying the many employment areas where discrimination is prohibited. This includes: job application procedures, compensation, and sick leave. The book provides real-world examples of actions by owners and managers that illustrate precisely what acts are prohibited, then it shows, step-by-step, how to comply with the law while meeting bottom-line objectives. Using this book, you’ll learn the way to satisfy the ADA’s provisions and your objectives, including:
- 15 steps that ensure full compliance and enable you to develop a model company policy
- Proven strategies that help you meet the ADA’s guidelines in every major areafrom interviewing and testing, to routine management
- Advice on economically making the workplace accessible under the ADA’s sweeping concept of "reasonable accommodation"
Table of Contents
The Scope of Title I. Areas of Regulation in the ADA.
Identifying Essential Job Functions.
Enforcement of ADA Employment Regulations.
EMPLOYING THE DISABLED.
Reasonable Accommodations Under Title I. Title III and the Small Business Owner.
ADA Accessibility Guidelines.
Accommodating Specific Disabilities.
Some Common Questions and Answers About the ADA.
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