The Nature and Scope of Discrimination in Hiring Under ADA Title I

Tuesday, March 18, 2008


Over 20,000 allegations of workplace discrimination specific to hiring have been investigated and closed by the EEOC through 2005. Researchers at VCU have uncovered some surprising facts about the nature and scope of hiring discrimination related to characteristics of the charging parties, employers, and outcomes. These findings and their ramifications for the implementation and future of ADA will be discussed.


Brian McMahon Research Fellow, U.S. Department of Education