What is Disability Discrimination? - Definition, Laws & Examples


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What are the two primary federal laws regarding disability discrimination?

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1. How many employees must a private employer employ in order to be subject to the ADA?

2. Per the ADA, which of the following statements is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will display your understanding of disability discrimination. While you are taking the quiz, you will be tested on areas such as primary federal laws and the organizations that outlaw discrimination.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Federal laws that protect against disability discrimination
  • Minimum number of employees required
  • Reasonable accommodations
  • Federal organization that enforce discrimination laws

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding disability discrimination
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about reasonable accommodations
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the enforcement of discrimination in the workplace

Additional Learning

To learn more about this area, study the lesson called What is Disability Discrimination? - Definition, Laws & Examples. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the criteria to be considered disabled under these laws
  • Identifies examples of discrimination
  • Explains a Notice-of-Right-to-Sue.
  • Identifies the number of days to file a charge with the EEOC