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Unformatted text preview: job. In 1978, Congress amended the ADEA to ban mandatory retirement rules for most employees. The Disabled The Civil Rights Act of 1964 did not protect people with disabilities. Congress has since passed several laws prohibiting discrimination against the disabled: The Rehabilitation Act (1973), which banned discrimination against the disabled in any program receiving government funding. A 1978 amendment to the act required buildings constructed with federal money to accommodate the disabled with ramps, elevators, and other special equipment. The Education for All Handicapped Children Act (1975), which required public schools to make provisions for students with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act (1990), which required all public buildings to be handicapped accessible and forced employers to make all reasonable accommodations for disabled workers. Employers also cannot discriminate against the disabled when hiring....
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course POS POS2112 taught by Professor Leslietaylor during the Winter '09 term at Broward College.
- Winter '09