What’s ‘reasonable’ ADA leave? EEOC to explain

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After the 2008 amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), many more employees are now considered to have job-protected “disabilities” under the law. So when it comes to employee leave, what’s a “reasonable” accommodation for disabled people?

Confusion surrounding that issue has led the EEOC to promise it will issue guidance for employers. The EEOC held a public meeting in June on the issue. Look for guidance in the next few months.

Learn more about the ADA Amendments Act at www.theHRSpecialist.com/adaaa.

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