Rehabilitation Act

Rehabilitation Act

An act passed by the US Congress in 1973 which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted by Federal agencies, in programs receiving Federal financial assistance, in Federal employment, and in the employment practices of Federal contractors.
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The purpose of the RRTC program, which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to achieve the goals of, and improve the effectiveness of, services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act through well-designed research, training, technical assistance, and dissemination activities in important topic areas as specified by NIDILRR.
12181, which governs public accommodations offered by private entities, including hospitals, as well as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, 29 U.S.C.
White's amended complaint alleges that the defendants failed to promote her and fired her because of her disability in violation of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Megan, then age 12, sued the Girl Scouts, claiming the organization violated the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 by refusing to provide her with sign language services and then by disbanding her troop because her mother complained.
On 1 February 2015 the Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014 (ORA) came into force, meaning an extension of supervision to 45,000 prisoners per year released from short prison sentences of less than twelve months.
Coburn, Partner, Alston and Bird LLP to Speak at KC's Understanding OFCCP's New Disability Affirmative Action Requirements Under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act Live Webcast.
ISLAMABAD -- The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) is organizing a roundtable conference with external stakeholders to finalize the draft Corporate Rehabilitation Act, 2013.
The letter and accompanying Frequently Asked Questions provide guidance on the requirements of the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act in elementary and secondary schools, given changes to those laws under the Amendments Act.
Electronic Data Systems Corp., applies the stricter "sole reason" standard derived from the Rehabilitation Act (see "Monette Malady").
Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General appropriations are not available to pay for local lodging as a reasonable accommodation under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 for an employee who suffers from chronic back pain when sitting for long periods.
ISLAMABAD, November 16, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Minister for Finance Shaukat Tarin said on Monday that the proposed Corporate Rehabilitation Act (CRA) after its passage by the Parliament would help revive sick units and protect jobs and national assets for the prosperity of the country.
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, together with the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975, set in motion policy changes that have allowed many thousands of children and youth with disabilities in the United States the opportunity to gain the educational and vocational skills needed to transition to living, working, and participating as adults in community life.

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