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={R. Burkhauser and M. Schmeiser and R. Weathers},
  journal={Industrial & Labor Relations Review},
  year={2012},
  volume={65},
  pages={161 - 180}
}
  • R. Burkhauser, M. Schmeiser, R. Weathers
  • Published 2012
  • Business
  • Industrial & Labor Relations Review
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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