April 28, 2015

Proposed Rule on Wellness Programs Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

On April 20, 2015, federal agencies released a Proposed Rule to amend regulations and provide guidance on implementing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to employer wellness programs. Read more here...
June 4, 2014

ADA accommodation just has to be reasonable

According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, as long as an employer "acts reasonably" to make accommodations for a disabled employee to perform his/her essential job functions, the employer is considered within regulations of the law.
August 8, 2013

Avoiding ADA Lawsuits

With ADA accessibility lawsuits rising, businesses and facilities must
October 23, 2012

ADA requires employers to fill vacant positions with qualified employees with disabilities

Read how employers must re-assign a qualified employee with a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act to a vacant job for which the employee is qualified, even if there are other better qualified applicants
September 21, 2012

Obesity Covered

Lawsuit declared that morbid obesity is a protected disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act.