The Americans with Disabilities Act: What it Means to Small Business Owners


  • Kathleen C. Brannen Creighton University
  • Terrence M. Begley Creighton University


Small Business owners  with as few as 15 employees came under the provisions  of the Americans With Disabilities Act on July 26, 1994. A small business not affected in the employment   area  may  need  to  provide   the  disabled   customer   access  to   the  business. Successful small business strategies for the future should  systematically  incorporate not only the philosophy of accommodation for the disabled , but realistic attention to details of compliance and competitiveness. This paper reviews terms and conditions that will aid the business compliance owner in planning  for  compliance  with the ADA.  Additional  sources of  help are also provided.


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How to Cite

The Americans with Disabilities Act: What it Means to Small Business Owners. (1995). Journal of Small Business Strategy (archive Only), 6(1), 79-92.