ADA compliance requires careful juggling
- Supreme Court Decisions Require ADA Revision. Hall, James E.; Hatch, D.Diane // Workforce (10928332);Aug99, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p60
Provides information on the United States Supreme Court decision regarding the revision of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Implication of the decision; Background and description of the Act; How to determine if an employee is disabled under ADA; Cases which failed to clarify other...
- New disability definition could help employers. // American Nurseryman;3/15/2002, Vol. 195 Issue 6, p12
Reports the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to broaden the definition of the term 'disabled' under the American with Disabilities Act. Advantage offered to employers; Reduction in the number of work-related claims; Recommendation of offering alternative tasks to employees claiming disability.
- Companies fail to plan for major changes pending under ADA. // Corporate Board;Jan/Feb92, Vol. 12 Issue 72, p26
Reports on a survey by Jackson Lewis Schnitzler & Krupman showing that majority of employers have not planned for the effects of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Lack of knowledge among executives on the impact of ADA on their companies; for the week ending June 30, 1997.
- How to accommodate employees with disabilities. // Hispanic Times Magazine;Mar/Apr1996, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p11
Discusses how companies can comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Propriety of offering help to someone who is impaired; Dealing with people with speech or hearing impairments; Physical space accommodations; Dealing with co-workers; Information from the Equal Employment...
- ADA recognizes formal equality is not equal enough. Weber, Mark // Human Rights;Spring92, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p2
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- The ADA and Disability Accommodations. Crampton, Suzanne M.; Hodge, John W. // Public Personnel Management;Spring2003, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p143
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was designed to promote equal employment opportunities for handicapped individuals in the workplace. The law mandates that employers reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities who are qualified to perform the job. However, employers are...
- Reasonable Accommodation or Special Privilege? Flex-time, Telecommuting, and the ADA. Podlas, Kimberlianne // Business Horizons;Sep/Oct2001, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p61
Addresses the issue of whether employers are obliged to accommodate disabilities by permitting telecommuting or working from home via computer under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1991 in the United States. Details of a case of denying telecommuting as an ADA accommodation;...
- Competitive reassignments barred by ADA. Fernberg, Patricia M. // Occupational Hazards;Mar99, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p42
Reports that disabled workers who cannot perform their original job must be reassigned to new positions on a noncompetitive basis, according to the United States Court of Appeals in the District of Columbus. Court's interpretation of the American With Disabilities Act; Comment of Christopher G....
- MAKING THE SUPREME DECISION. Greenhouse, Linda // New York Times Upfront;10/1/2001, Vol. 134 Issue 3, p16
Focuses on federal law giving the disabled workers the right to reasonable accommodations in the United States. Appropriateness of an affirmative action; Barriers encountered by minorities in the construction industry; Overview of the Americans With Disabilities Act.