A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment
Information about employment rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
By: SSA, Office of Employment Support Programs
Disability-Based Employment Discrimination
Guide with questions and answers about Oregon and federal laws that forbid employment discrimination based on disabilities, including information about what questions an employer can ask when hiring for a job. There is a sample letter you can use to ask an employer for reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
By: Disability Rights Oregon
Disability Law Handbook
This handbook is a broad overview of rights and obligations under federal disability laws. This handbook is intended to inform rather than to advise. You should consult an attorney for advice about your particular situation. By DBTAC Southwest ADA Center.
A Guide to Disability Rights Law
This guide provides an overview of federal civil rights laws that ensure equal opportunity for people with disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
By: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
Information about Oregon and federal laws that protect employees who have disabilities.
By: Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries (BOLI)
Employment Rights of the Disabled
Information about laws that protect persons with disabilities in getting a job and in the workplace.
By: Oregon State Bar
Employment Rights: Who Has Them & How to Enforce Them
Explains the federal laws that protect individuals with disabilities and how to file a complaint with the agencies that enforce these laws.
By: U.S. Department of Labor
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Information about federal laws that prohibit employment discrimination. This website also has information about how to file a Charge of Employment Discrimination with this federal agency.
By: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
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Oregon Employment Initiative Program
This program allows people with disabilities to go or return to work while keeping their independent living support benefits.
By: Oregon Department of Human Services