The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employers from discriminating against employees or applicants with disabilities in all aspects of employment, including hiring, pay, promotion, firing, and more. It also protects employees from retaliation when they enforce their rights under the law.
Short-term and long-term disability insurance policies are intended to offer income protection (cash benefits) to people who become unable to work for medical reasons. What surprises many disability recipients is that these policies offer little to no job protection. In many cases, an employer is legally
In 2008, the ADA Amendments Act was passed. This law strengthens protections provided in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for people with disabilities. The likely result of the new law is that more employees will be found to have disabilities and, therefore, be protected from discrimination and entitled to reasonable accommodations.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employers from discriminating against job applicants with disabilities. To understand your rights as an applicant with a disability, you'll need to know whether the employer is subject to the ADA, whether you meet the definition of a person with a disability, and whether you're qualified for the position (able to perform the essential job duties, with or without a reasonable accommodation).
Government estimates say more than 1.1 million Americans are currently living with HIV, the virus believed to cause Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). That population is growing as people become newly infected and as more survive, thanks to evolving drug treatments. The epidemic has hit workplaces