The Americans with Disabilities Act provided civil rights protection to individuals with physical and mental disabilities and guaranteed them equal opportunity in public accommodations, employment, transportation, state and local government services, and telecommunications.
Elaws are Employment Laws Assistance for Workers and Small Businesses. They are a set of interactive, online tools, developed by the DOL to help employers and employees learn more about their rights and responsibility under numerous Federal employment laws.
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides certain employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year. It also requires that their group health benefits be maintained during the leave.