The Importance of Anti-Discrimination and Workers' Compensation Laws on the Provision of Workplace Accommodations following the Onset of a Disability

@article{Burkhauser2012TheIO,
  title={The Importance of Anti-Discrimination and Workers' Compensation Laws on the Provision of Workplace Accommodations following the Onset of a Disability},
  author={Richard V. Burkhauser and Maximilian D. Schmeiser and Robert R. Weathers},
  journal={Industrial \& Labor Relations Review},
  year={2012},
  volume={65},
  pages={161 - 180}
}
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) was the first federal disability-based anti-discrimination law that applied to a broad range of workers. Whereas some studies have focused on its impact on workplace accommodation, this is the first to do so while accounting for previous state anti-discrimination and Workers' Compensation laws. Using data from the Health and Retirement Study, the authors find that prior to the implementation of the ADA, employers were more likely to accommodate… 

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