Americans with Disabilities Act
The Americans with Disabilities Act is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability. It affords similar protections against discrimination to Americans with disabilities as the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which made discrimination based on race, religion, sex, national origin, and other characteristics illegal. In addition, unlike the Civil Rights Act, the ADA also requires covered employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities, and imposes accessibility requirements on public accommodations.
Independent Connection helps with:
- Compliance consultation
- Helping you make your business and community accessible
- Helping you to understand the laws relating to disabilities