Laws, Regulations,

General Information

 

This section features information regarding laws & regulations regarding the employment & hiring.

 

Americans with Disabilities Act

These materials detail & explain the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including how it pertains to those with psychiatric disabilities

 

Affirmative Hiring

According to the US Department of Labor, affirmative hiring is defined as the employment practice of recruiting & training qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, & covered veterans as required by the United States government.

  

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

NIDA’s website includes a variety of information that can help you understand the many aspects of addiction, its effects, & treatment.

 

Disability.gov

This portal contains links to general employment information as well as information specific to people with disabilities.

 

Book: Counting Working Age People with Disabilities

This book published by W. E. Upjohn Institute discusses the decline in employment of people with disabilities that occurred in the 1990’s & the various possible reasons for that decline.

 

Discrimination in the Workplace

The U.S. EEOC has compiled this list of federal laws prohibiting workplace discrimination.

 

Disability Laws

This is a short list of the disability civil rights laws that have been passed in the United States.