On July 26, 2005, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) celebrated its 15th birthday. Since it’s inception, it has been referred to as the most comprehensive civil rights law for people with disabilities. So it never hurts to take a little refresher course on ADA requirements.
The ADA, which originally took effect July 26, 1992 for employers with 25 or more employees (the threshold later dropped to include employers with 15 or more employees), prohibits private employers, state and local governments, employment agencies, and labor unions from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.
Definition Of A Disability
As defined by the ADA, an individual with a disability is a person who:
has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits ...(register to read more)