Contact an employment attorney if you believe you have been discriminated against in the workplace.
For more information on employment discrimination, see The Manager's Legal Handbook , by attorneys Lisa Guerin and Amy DelPo (Nolo).
Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Section 503 prohibits discrimination by Federal government employers and other employers that receive financial assistance from any Federal department or agency, against workers who have qualified disabilities. It also prohibits employment discrimination against workers who have qualified disabilities, by contractors and subcontractors working on contracts with the Federal government of over $10,000, including state and local governments. AIDS discrimination is prohibited under Section 504 of this Act. See also Sections 501 and 505 and Section 508 .