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Employment Law Developments

By The National Employment Law Project

This year the adoption of three Acts made significant changes in the area of employment law: the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act extended benefits beyond the 26 weeks available in most states, the Americans with Disabilities Act removed barriers to the entry of workers Into the work force, and the Civil Rights Act of 1991 restored some individual and group employment rights. This article discusses these Acts and other recent developments affecting employment law.

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