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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
  • 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 (Philadelphia)
  • Reasonable Accommodations in Employment (PDF)

    The Fact Sheet from Disability Rights Pennsylvania addresses the duty of employers to provide reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Disability Rights Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
  • Workers with Disabilities

    Information from Neighborhood Legal Services Association about the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act for workers with disabilities Content Detail

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Employment Discrimination

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

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Understanding Your Employment Rights Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): A Guide for Veterans

    This guide from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is intended to answer questions you may have about your rights as an injured veteran, now that you have left the service and are returning to a civilian job or seeking a new job. It also explains the kinds of adjustments (called reasonable accommodations) that may help you be successful in the workplace. Content Detail

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    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • 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 (Philadelphia)
  • 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 (Philadelphia)
  • 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
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Website

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was established by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and began operating on July 2, 1965. The EEOC enforces various federal statutes relating to discrimination. Content Detail

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    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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