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  • Paul Cronan And The Other Employees
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    Paul Cronan Case This case involves a corporate response to AIDS in the workplace. The return to work of Paul Cronan, a person with AIDS, after a much publicized law suit, led to a walkout of his coworkers. This case documents the circumstances which preceded the work stoppage. Analyzing this case from Paul Cronan's supervisors point of view there are three main ethical issues to be considered: duty to protect the interests of the company, New England Telephone (NET); obligation to maintain the ...
  • Rights Of Individuals With Disabilities
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    On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law intended to make the American society more accessible to people with disabilities. The general purpose of this legislation is to extend the prohibition against discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, and national origin to persons with disabilities. This further protects individuals with disabilities in recruitment, p reemployment screening, hiring, promotions, layoffs and terminations, and any other term, cond...
  • Ada's Ban Against Disability Discrimination
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    Approximately 54 million non-institutionalized Americans have physical, intellectual, or psychiatric disabilities (Hernandez, 2000)... The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) protects individuals with disabilities from discrimination based upon their disability (Bennett-Alexander, 2001). The protection extends to discrimination in a broad range of activities, including public services, public accommodations and employment. The ADA's ban against disability discrimination applies to both private...
  • Disabled Protection Against Discrimination
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    Equal Opportunities In 1990 the United States Congress passed the Americans With Disabilities Act. This act, frequently referred to as the ADA, was intended to protect disabled Americans from discrimination and to remove the social and architectural barriers that prevent the disabled from participating in mainstream society (Hoover 137). In the past eight years, the ADA has faced criticism based on complaints that the accommodations it requires businesses and local governments to make are too ex...
  • Barriers To Employment Of People With Disabilities
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    The 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act ('ADA') has proven unsuccessful in its goal of empowering people with disabilities to enter the workforce. Although 19.4% of the population have some disability, 1 they constitute only 4.3% of the workforce. 2 The group's unemployment rate stands at almost 17%, nearly three times the national average. 3 A survey for the National Organization on Disabilities found that current levels of employment of people with disabilities between the ages of 16 and 64 h...
  • Medical Information By Cronan To Net
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    Paul Cronan Case Analysis By: Rebecca FigoneDate March 9, 2005 I. Legal Analysis, Issue 1 Issue: Does party bringing suit (Plaintiff - Paul Cronan) qualify under the ADA for disability? Rule: In Review of ADA and the principles set forth at that time, there are several to consider here. A disability is described as follows:" For purposes of nondiscrimination laws (e.g. the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Section 188 of the Workforce Investment A...
  • Employer And Employee Implications Of Ada
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    FMLA / ADA/Affirmative Action What is the meaning of Affirmative Action? An active effort to improve the employment or educational opportunities of members of minority groups and women. In the U.S., the effort to improve the employment and educational opportunities of women and members of minority groups through preferential treatment in job hiring, college admissions, the awarding of government contracts, and the allocation of other social benefits. a. Why do we have Affirmative Action? Affirma...
  • Employee Without A Disability
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    Abilities of People With Disabilities Chris Moore Assumption: A person with mental retardation cannot be trained to perform a job as well as an employee without a disability. Fact: Over two thirds of Pizza Hut employees have mental retardation. The average turnover rate (the rate at which workers quit) of these employees isa modest twenty percent compared to a one hundred and fifty percent turnover of employees without disabilities. It is this kind of thinking that limits the ability of people w...
  • Employment Discrimination Against People With Disabilities
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    Americans With Disabilities Act Americans With Disabilities Act Essay, Research Paper Reasonable Accommodation in the Work Place Under ADA by Julie Roberts Comp 1113 Section 12-041 Instructor Joy Cleaver December 2, 1996 There may be as many as one thousand different disabilities that affect over forty-three million Americans. Of all the laws and regulations governing the treatment of those Americans the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the most recent major law. It was passed in 1990 and...

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