Interviewing Skills: Federal Laws

Certificate Course
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Clock Hours: 40Min
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Congress enacted the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide a clear and comprehensive mandate to eliminate discrimination in employment against individuals with disabilities. This Act continues to have long-term benefits for American businesses, since it helps ensure that all workers have an opportunity to maximize their contributions to the productivity of the American economy.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) was signed into law in 1986 because of the large number of illegal aliens working in the United States. The purpose of the Act was to preserve jobs for those who are legally entitled to these, such as U.S. citizens and foreign nationals eligible to work in the United States. The Act is not a negative response to the diversification of the work force, but rather an acknowledgement of it, protecting the rights of both employer and candidate.

In this course you will learn to: define disability and identify the questions that are prohibited by the Americans with Disabilities Act, and hire employees legally under the Immigration Reform and Control Act and use Form I-9.