Employers and the ADA: Myths and Facts

Northeast ADA Center Staff February 18, 2016

This material was published by the US Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy-link to The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a landmark federal law that protects the rights......

Some things to know about essential job function

Northeast ADA Center Staff February 11, 2016

From the EEOC publication: The ADA: Your responsibilities as an employer Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommoda......

Can I ask for reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?

Northeast ADA Center Staff January 29, 2016

Taken from the EEOC Enforcement Guidance:Reasonable Accommodation and Undue Hardship Under the American's with Disabilities Act The ADA specifically lists "reassignment to a vacant position" as a form of reasonable accommodation. This type......

The ADA and Collective Bargaining Issues

Northeast ADA Center Staff January 08, 2016

This brochure was written by Laurie M. Johnston, Esq., Harris, Beach & Wilcox, Ithaca, New York. For a more extensive review of the topic see a publication entitled "The Reasonable  Accommodation Process......

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Back to Basics

Northeast ADA Center Staff December 18, 2015

Even though it's been nearly 25 years since the passing of the ADA, many of us are still often unsure or unclear about what the ADA covers, and who and what it applies to. This webinar features the Northeast ADA Center Technical Assistance Team sh......

Medical Inquiry for Pre and Post Employment under the ADA

Northeast ADA Center Staff December 17, 2015

VI. MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS AND INQUIRIES 6.1 Overview of Legal Obligations Pre-Employment, Pre-Offer An employer may not require a job applicant to take a medical examination, to respond to medical inquiries or to pr......

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