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  • A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment

    Find answers to questions about employment rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act in this A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment from the U.S. Department of Justice. Webpage and PDF Version. Read More

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    U.S. Department of Justice
  • A Guide to Employment Discrimination

    Information from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. on your legal rights when you find yourself being discriminated against based on race, color, national origin, gender (including sexual harassment), religion, age (if over 40), disability, or sexual orientation. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act

    Information from the Erie County Bar Association on your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Combating Employment Discrimination Through the Americans with Disabilities Act (PDF)

    Information from Disability Rights Pennsylvania on the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act regarding employment discrimination. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Disability Rights Pennsylvania
  • Disability Rights Pennsylvania Publications

    Publications from Disability Rights Pennsylvania on a variety of disability-related issues. Content Detail

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    Disability Rights Pennsylvania
  • Discrimination

    Information from the Erie County Bar Association on discrimination in employment and housing from the Erie County Bar Association Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Discrimination and Erie Human Relations Commission (Audio-MP3) audio

    Episode of Northwestern Legal Services' "Access to Justice" Radio show broadcast on JET 1400 AM in Erie, PA on 3-27-2008. Information regarding discrimination, specifically relating to education, housing and sexual orientation, how to file a complaint with the Erie (PA) Human Relations Commission. Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Employment Discrimination

    Information from Neighborhood Legal Services Association on discrimination in the workplace. Content Detail

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Employment Publications from the Disability Rights Pennsylvania

    Publications about disability and employment from the Disability Rights Pennsylvania. Content Detail

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    Disability Rights Pennsylvania
  • Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination - Questions And Answers

    Information from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on the federal laws covering job discrimination and what discriminatory practices are prohibited by these laws. Content Detail

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    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Filing a Charge of Employment Discrimination

    Description of the process to be followed to file a charge of employment discrimination with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Content Detail

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    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Overcoming Barriers to Employment

    Information from MidPenn Legal Services discussing barriers to employment, specifically mental health issues and interview questions Read More

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    MidPenn Legal Services
  • Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Website

    The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission is mandated to enforce the Commonwealth's laws that prohibit discrimination because of race, color, religion, ancestry, age (40 and above), sex, national origin, non-job related disability, known association with a disabled individual, possession of a diploma based on passing a general education development test and familial status. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
  • Petition to Waive Court Costs

    Click the document title to be linked to LawHelp Interactive where you can prepare a Petition to Waive Court Fees which can be used to ask the Pennsylvania Court for permission to file legal papers for free. This form can be used in most types of court cases in Pennsylvania. Approval to waive fees is not automatic. You will need to ask the Court to approve your Petition. Instructions will be included. PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a fill-in-the-blank form; you will need to answer questions while connected to the Internet. IMPORTANT: To use this form, you must use Internet Explorer as your browser and Microsoft Word to print your documents. Read More

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    North Penn Legal Services
  • Publications from the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

    List of Publications from the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. The Bazelon Center produces reports, issue papers, and manuals that analyze major federal laws, policies, and regulations that affect access to services and the rights of people with mental disabilities. Content Detail

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    Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law