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Labor Unions: Americans with Disabilities and Rehabilitation Act

Evaluate the intended effectiveness of The Americans with Disabilities Act and The Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Determine how these laws affect human resource (HR) management. Speculate what the impact of the Act will be in 10 years. Support your position.
Examine how the role of unions in other countries differs from the role of unions in the United States. Provide examples of three countries and how unions operate in those countries in regard to HR management.

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Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990:
The ADA is a wide-ranging civil rights law that prohibits, under certain circumstances, discrimination based on disability. Complaints had been made that companies did not accommodate people with disabilities. Organizations must make changes if an employee is disabled and stores must have ramps and door openers they can reach. Organization must make accommodations for the disabled if they have 15 or more employees.

- Department of Justice. (2011). AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990, AS AMENDED. Retrieved from http://www.ada.gov/pubs/ada.htm
- (Justice, 2011)EEOC. (2011). The Family and Medical Leave Act. Retrieved from http://www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/fmlaada.html

The Rehabilitation Act of 1973:
Prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted by federal agencies, in programs receiving federal financial assistance, in federal ...

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The expert evaluates the intended effectiveness of The Americans with Disabilities Act and The Rehabilitation Act of 1973. How these laws affect human resource management are determined. The impact of the Acts in ten years is provided.

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