The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that protects individuals with disabilities from discrimination in employment and requires that commercial facilities, transportation, telecommunications and state and local government services be made accessible. Depending on its type of business, an employer may be covered by all of the provisions, but it is primarily Title I that affects the workplace.Title I prohibits employers from discriminating against "qualified" individuals with disabilities in all aspects of employment, including:
- job application process
- fringe benefits
- access to workplace facilities and
- any other terms, conditions, or privileges of employment.
Employers must make "reasonable accommodations" for the known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified individuals, unless doing so would impose an "undue hardship" on their business.
- PCC Board Policy and Non-retaliation Statement
- ADA Definitions
- Who is Protected?
- Animals on PCC Premises