Assessment of Occupational Fitness in the Context of Human Rights Legislation
Shephard, Roy J.
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Legislation: New Zealand. an Act (No. 46 of 1992) to Redefine the Circumstances in Which and the Conditions Under Which Persons May Be Subjected to Compulsory Psychiatric Assessment and Treatment, to Define the Rights of Such Persons and To Provide Better Protection for Those Rights, and Generally to Reform and Consolidate the Law Relating to the Assessment and Treatment of Persons Suffering From Mental Disorder. Dated 15 June 1992 Unknown creator (1993)
An act to amend the Human Rights Act of 1977 to prohibit employment discrimination based on genetic information; to prohibit an employer, employment agency, or labor organization from requesting or requiring a genetic test of, or administering a genetic test to, an employee or applicant for employment or membership; to prohibit an employer, employment agency, or labor organization from seeking to obtain, obtaining, or using genetic information of an employee or applicant for employment; to provide an exemption that allows the use of genetic testing or information with the written and informed consent of the employee or applicant for employment to determine the existence of a bona fide occupational qualification, investigate a workers' compensation or disability compensation claim, or determine an employee's susceptibility or exposure to potentially toxic substances in the workplace; to prohibit health benefit plans and health insurers from using genetic information as a condition of eligibility or in setting District of Columbia. Laws, statutes, etc. (2005-01-03)
What Needs to Be Done? Occupational Therapy Responsibilities and Challenges Regarding Human Rights Galheigo, Sandra Maria (2011-04)Addressing human rights issues brings forth ethical and political responsibilities for occupational therapists and requires new epistemological and educational approaches. The way occupational therapists have faced these ...