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Reasonable Accommodation : Profitable Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act - Jay W. Spechler

Reasonable Accommodation

Profitable Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act

Hardcover Published: 23rd January 1996
ISBN: 9781884015946
Number Of Pages: 440

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Reasonable accommodation is defined as any change in the work environment or in the way business is usually conducted that results in equal employment opportunity for an individual with a disability. With the Americans with Disabilities Act in full swing and more than 35,000 court cases on record, there is much to be done to get most companies into compliance.
Reasonable Accommodation: Profitable Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act was designed to provide those responsible for diversity and implementing the ADA with specific benchmark examples of how companies have provided accommodations that have had a positive impact on profitability, quality, employee and customer relations.
This masterfully written book covers many important topics dealing directly with the ADA. It also provides numerous technologies available that can greatly increase productivity and quality of performance for disabled employees, as well as a "who's who" of case studies including: AT&T, Boeing, Federal Express, Ford Motor Co., Bank of America, Digital Equipment, General Electric Co., IBM, Motorola, WAUSAU Insurance Co., Sears Roebuck, Philip Morris, and many more.

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Author
The Role of the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities and the Americans with Disabilities Actp. 1
A Ten-Step Process for Implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act Criteriap. 11
AtandTp. 19
BankAmerica Corporationp. 27
The Boeing Company and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Unionp. 45
Citicorp Diners Clubp. 57
Digital Equipment Corporationp. 67
Eaton Corporation, Hydraulics Divisionp. 79
Federal Expressp. 85
Florida Power and Light Companyp. 91
General Electric Corporationp. 99
Honeywellp. 113
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)p. 129
John Alden Financial Corporationp. 139
John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Companyp. 167
Marriott International, Inc.p. 173
Motorola, SPSp. 185
Philip Morris Companies, Inc.p. 193
The Prudential Asset Management Companyp. 199
Reynolds Metals Companyp. 205
Sears, Roebuck and Companyp. 209
Texas Instrumentsp. 217
Union Pacific Technologiesp. 225
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)p. 229
United Technologies Corporation, USBI Companyp. 237
UNUM Life Insurance Company of Americap. 243
Wausau Insurance Companiesp. 261
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.p. 275
App. I: Resourcesp. 383
App. II: ADA in Action: Supervisor's Guidep. 385
App. III: Disability Awareness Informationp. 411
Indexp. 413
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781884015946
ISBN-10: 1884015948
Series: Case Studies on Business Profitability Through Persons with
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 440
Published: 23rd January 1996
Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.76
Edition Number: 1

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