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Disabilities (ADA) (including ADA (Disabilities))
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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits disability discrimination. In the workplace, employers cannot discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability. Reasonable accommodation by employers is required absent undue hardship. The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) and its regulations significantly broadened the definition of disability, shifting the focus away from whether an individual has a disability and toward whether discrimination occurred.
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) prohibits genetic information discrimination against employees or job applicants.
Some states, such as California and Massachusetts have broader disability discrimination laws. Many states, including Texas, have laws that mirror the amended ADA. Most states have laws prohibiting disability discrimination and genetic information discrimination in the workplace.
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105035news.aspxDisabilities (ADA)News Tips on Public Accommodation of Service and Emotional Support Animals 12/06/2018National
105010news.aspxDisabilities (ADA)News Applicant Bypasses Interactive Process, Does She Have an ADA Claim? 11/26/2018National
105009news.aspxDisabilities (ADA)News Shh, Quiet! Don't Divulge Info Gleaned from Employee's Medical Exam 11/13/2018National
105005news.aspxDisabilities (ADA)News Haze Clears for New Jersey Employers in the Weeds with Medical Marijuana Users 11/12/2018National
104985news.aspxDisabilities (ADA)News Interactive Process Requires More Than Just Lip Service, But When Is Enough Enough? 11/09/2018National
104982news.aspxDisabilities (ADA)News Workstations and Working Out—Can They Coexist? 11/06/2018National
104979news.aspxDisabilities (ADA)News Would Requiring a Job Applicant to Pay for His Own MRI Violate the ADA? 11/02/2018National
104937news.aspxDisabilities (ADA)News Be Reasonable: Can Employees Request 'a Few Weeks or Months' of ADA Leave? 10/31/2018National
104957news.aspxDisabilities (ADA)News Does Employer’s Company Website Comply with the ADA? 10/24/2018National
104954news.aspxDisabilities (ADA)News New Washington Law Limits Disclosure of Medical Records in Discrimination Cases 10/19/2018National
104952news.aspxDisabilities (ADA)News Is a Longer Lunch Break for Exercising a Reasonable Accommodation? 10/17/2018National
96242state_comparison_charts.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Guidance 2015 Employer’s ACA compliance update  National
16395timesavers.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Policies Accommodating Persons with a Disability (Progressive II)  National
16399timesavers.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Policies Accommodating Persons with a Disability (Standard I)  National
16397timesavers.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Policies Accommodating Persons with a Disability (Standard III)  National
16394timesavers.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Policies Accommodating Persons with a Disability (Strict)  National
1122timesavers.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Policies Accommodating Persons with a Disability Policy (Progressive I)  National
1315state_comparison_charts.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Guidance ADA Q&A: Disability-Related Inquiries  National
1900state_comparison_charts.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Guidance ADA Q&A: Employers' General Responsibilities  National
1313state_comparison_charts.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Guidance ADA Q&A: Medical Certification  National
1317state_comparison_charts.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Guidance ADA Q&A: Public Accommodation  National
1901state_comparison_charts.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Guidance ADA Q&A: Reasonable Accommodation and Undue Hardship  National
16396timesavers.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Policies ADA Reasonable Accommodation (Standard)  National
78950state_comparison_charts.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Guidance ADA Resource Directory  National
10526training.aspxDisabilities (ADA)PowerPoints ADA--What Supervisors Need to Know  National
14977training.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Speaker's Notes ADA--What Supervisors Need to Know - Script View  National
15981training.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Handouts ADA--What Supervisors Need to Know (Handout 1)  National
104895training.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Handouts ADA--What Supervisors Need to Know (Handout 2)  National
14948training.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Quizzes ADA--What Supervisors Need to Know (Quiz)  National
15982training.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Trainer's Guides ADA--What Supervisors Need to Know (Trainer's Guides)  National
79056training.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Training Exercises ADA--What Supervisors Need to Know Training (Exercise 1)  National
79057training.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Training Exercises ADA--What Supervisors Need to Know Training (Exercise 2)  National
79059training.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Handouts Americans with Disabilities Act (Handout)  National
16693training.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Quizzes Americans with Disabilities Act (Quiz)  National
79060training.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Quizzes Americans with Disabilities Act (Quiz)  National
79058training.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Training Talks Americans with Disabilities Act (Training Talk)  National
1899state_comparison_charts.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Guidance Another Disability Law: the Rehabilitation Act of 1973  National
89766timesavers.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Policies Antidiscrimination Policy–Genetic Information (GINA)  National
83738state_comparison_charts.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Guidance Background Information for EEOC Final Rule on Title II of GINA  National
102149training.aspxDisabilities (ADA)Handouts Dealing with ‘Hidden’ Disabilities (Handout)  National
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