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Harassment & Discrimination

ADA - Hidden Dangers Everywhere


Jul 30, 2014

ADA Charges at All-Time High

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), first enacted in 1990, requires employers to make accommodations for disabled employees. In 2008, the ADA Amendments Act greatly expanded the number of job applicants and employees who will be considered “disabled.” In practical effect, the new requirements of the ADAAA make if difficult, if not impossible, for employers to defend an ADA case on grounds the plaintiff or charging party is not “disabled."

This whitepaper covers:

  • Expansion of Protected Categories
  • ADA and ADAAA Impact on Other Laws
  • Anti-Harassment Policies
  • Documentation and Reasonable Accommodations
  • Claim Prevention and Affirmative Defense

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