The Americans with Disabilities Act (or “ADA”) and the Rehabilitation Act guarantee that individuals with a disability are treated fairly by employers. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 covers federal employees, and the ADA covers everyone else. Provisions of the two laws are very similar.
Unfortunately, despite these laws, disability discrimination still occurs. Here’s what you should know about disability discrimination and how to get help if an employer has discriminated against you due to a known or perceived disability.
Disability Discrimination Defined