Category Archives: Americans With Disabilities

Temporary Conditions Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

     The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) makes it unlawful for a covered employer to discriminate against a qualified individual on the basis of disability. When asserting rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act, an employee first must establish that he or she meets the statutory definition of “disabled.”        Following the amendment of the [...]

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EEOC Updates ADA Disability Guidance for Individuals with Epilepsy and Diabetes

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) is the U.S. Agency responsible for administering several anti-discrimination statutes, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendments Act of 2008 prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals who have impairments that substantially limit a major life activity, have a record of a substantially limiting impairment, or [...]

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