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Manager’s Desk

September/October 2004 Issue

Where to Go for More ADA Information
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued some good informational materials. A few titles are listed here:
“Enforcement Guidances and Other Policy Documents on the
ADA: A Primer for Small Business,”
“Your Responsibilities as an Employer,”
“Job Applicants and the
“Small Employers and Reasonable Accommodation.”

Contact these resources for additional information regarding the ADA:
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
1801 L Street, N.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20507
(202) 663-4900 and (800) 800-3302  (TDD)
(202) 663-4494 (TDD for 202 area code)

EEOC Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs
1801 L Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20507
(800) 669-3362

The EEOC also provides another great resource entitled “A Primer for Small Business” at www.eeoc.gov/ada/adahandbook.html. It contains valuable information for smaller firms and answers a multitude of questions that pertain to any size of firm.

American Bar Association
Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law
740 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 662-1570

Department of Justice
Office of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Civil Rights Division
P.O. Box 66118,
Washington, D.C. 20035-6118
(202) 514-0301 and (202) 514-0381 (TDD)
(202) 514-6193 (Electronic Bulletin Board)
(EEOC and DOJ have technical assistance manuals for each title)

Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
1111 18th Street, N.W., Suite 501
Washington, D.C. 20036
(800) USA-ABLE and (800) USA-ABLE (TDD)

Department of Transportation
Seventh Street, S.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20590
(202) 366-9305 and (202) 755-7687 (TDD)

Federal Communications Commission
1919 M Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
(202) 632-7260 and (202) 632-6999 (TDD)

The Job Accommodation Network
P.O. Box 6080
Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6080
(800) 526-7234

Information about the risks of favoritism in disabled hiring: workforce.com/04/06/feature4. Also check the Code of Federal Regulations: 29 C.F.R. Part 1630: Regulations to implement the equal employment provisions. A detailed appendix is included and helpful.
29 C.F.R. Part 1640: Procedures for coordinating the investigation of complaints or charges of employment discrimination.
29 C.F.R. Part 1641: Procedures for complaints and/or charges of employment discrimination based on disability, against employers holding government contracts or subcontracts.

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