laws & regulations
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)
Review the basics of the ADA.
Americans with Disabilities Act & Workplace Safety
Learn about the connection between the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) regulations and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Employer Tax Incentives Available from the Federal Government
Learn more about tax incentives offered by the Federal Government to encourage private employers to hire people with disabilities.
Learn about ADA rules and regulations related to the types of questions employers can ask about an applicant or employee's disability.
Understand how workers' compensation programs support retention of your workforce.
Employer Financial Incentives
Learn about federal and state tax incentives to encourage hiring of people with disabilities and support workplace accessibility.
Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)
Review the basics of the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Learn how reasonable accommodations help ensure productivity of all employees.
Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehab Act)
Review the basics of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974
Review the basics of the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974.
Inclusive Hiring: Applicable Laws and Regulations
Learn about federal laws and regulations that impact the hiring process.
Federal Government Employment
Learn about building a disability-inclusive federal workforce.
Inclusive Retention: Applicable Laws & Regulations
Learn about federal laws and regulations that impact employee retention.
Accommodations and Retention
Learn about the role accommodations play in retaining employees with disabilities.
Inclusive Advancement: Applicable Laws & Regulations
Learn about federal laws and regulations that impact advancement activities.
Accommodations and Advancement
Learn about reasonable accommodations and how they can help employees advance in their careers.
Inclusive Recruitment: Applicable Laws and Regulations
Learn about federal laws and regulations that impact recruitment activities.
Section 503 Best Practices for Federal Contractors
Learn about strategies to help federal contractors meet their obligations under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and recruit, hire, advance and retain workers with disabilities.
The ADA @ 31: A Conversation with Bobby Silverstein and Susan Mazrui
Learn about the role of the business and disability communities in securing enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and core principles of equal opportunity/nondiscrimination articulated in the legislation. The webinar also explores emerging ADA implementation issues, including those related to COVID-19.
Celebrating ADA30: A Discussion on Youth Employment from the ADA Generation
During this webinar, young adults who came of age after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (called the “ADA Generation”) participated in a panel discussion about their experiences in the workplace and offered ideas for best practices employers can use to attract young people with disabilities.
Getting Ahead of the Curve: Ensuring Safe, Healthy and Inclusive Workplaces During the COVID-19 Recovery
This webinar explores ways employers can ensure safe and healthy workplaces for all workers, including those with disabilities, during the COVID-19 recovery.
The ADA at Work: Considerations for COVID-19
This webinar discusses balancing guidance on COVID-19 containment from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Creating a Disability-Inclusive Workplace: The Role of Accommodations
Explore the vital role of accommodations in creating inclusive workplaces and advancing the goals of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Summary of Section 501 Rule, As Amended (2017), Requiring Affirmative Action for People With Disabilities in the Federal Government
This EARN policy brief reviews the Rehabilitation Act Section 501 final rule.