Important Legislation:AP GOVT - Americans with Disabilities Act(1990 Chelby Justice Provisions Employment It prohibits discrimination against such

Important Legislation:AP GOVT - Americans with Disabilities...

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Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) Chelby Justice Provisions: Employment - It prohibits discrimination against such individuals and requires employers to provide such individuals reasonable accommodations. Public entities - prohibits public entities, including state and local governments, from discriminating against “qualified individuals with disabilities” by excluding them from services and activities due to their disability. Public Accomidations - It prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability and requires requires newly constructed or altered buildings of these businesses to comply with the ADA Standards. Telecommunications - requires telecommunications companies to provide functionally equivalent services to individuals with disabilities. Rational: The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else.

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