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Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sections 501 and 505
Source: United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

A Unites States statute that prohibits the federal government from discriminating against persons with disabilities.
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Disabled Employees Can Now Sue for Workplace Harassment
Source: Findlaw

Article by Sherry L. Travers about a Fifth Circuit case that held that employees may sue employers for disability harassment under the ADA.
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US Airways, Inc. v. Barnett
Source: Findlaw

U.S. Supreme Court case discussing the process by which a plaintiff proves disability discrimination. The case also discusses whether an accommodation that conflicts with an established seniority system is a reasonable accommodation.
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Toyota Motor Manufacturing v. Williams
Source: Findlaw

U.S. Supreme Court decision defining what is a disability under the ADA, what is required of covered entities, and describes the burdens on the plaintiff for filing a claim under the ADA.
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Employment Rights Who has Them and Who Enforces Them
Source: United States Department of Labor

Provides a good overview of who enforces the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act and who is covered under the acts with contact information for those who need help.
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