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, 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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