Americans with Disabilities Act -- Perceived Disabilities

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    Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities who are qualified for a job. The ADA covers all private employers with 15 or more employees and covers state and local governments, regardless of the number of employees. In 2008, the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) was signed into law and...

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    The long-awaited proposed regulations from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission implementing the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) have finally been published. Learn how the EEOC's Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) changes the definition of a disability and expands who will be covered under the ADA.   In just 90 minutes, your...
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    The long-awaited proposed regulations from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission implementing the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) have finally been published. Learn how the EEOC's Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) changes the definition of a disability and expands who will be covered under the ADA.     In just 90 minutes, your...
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    Migraine attacks in the workplace are painfully expensive for employers, costing more than $24 billion a year in lost workdays and lost productivity from employees who suffer through attacks while on the job. And with the new ADA Amendments Act and revised Family and Medical Leave Act now in effect, many employers are asking, "Is a migraine...
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    Employees do not need an actual disability to be protected under the ADA. The Act also protects employees who are perceived by their employer to be disabled, whether or not the employee actually has a disability. But just what does the employer have to perceive about the employee to be in violation of the ADA? A Tenth Circuit...
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