The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives employees with disabilities job protection, in some circumstances, and the right not to be discriminated against. Before letting an employee go, or if an employee requests it, an employer must offer reasonable accommodations (changes) to the job or workplace if they will allow the employee to do the job. The articles below discuss employees' rights regarding disabilities and medical conditions and what can be requested as a reasonable accommodation. Also, articles on suggested accommodations for the most common disabilities.
Disability Discrimination in the Workplace: An Overview of the ADA
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects employees from discrimination based on a disability.
Can You Be Fired From a Job While on Leave With Disability?
Being granted disability insurance benefits while you are off work does not prevent your employer from taking your job away.