Employer’s Guide To The Americans With Disabilities Act

Employer’s Guide To The Americans With Disabilities Act


Author: Richard J. Simmons
Publisher: Castle Publications
Edition: Third
Pages: Over 90
Format: Print only


The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) represents the first comprehensive national mandate that prohibits discrimination against qualified disabled individuals. It also requires covered employers to make reasonable accommodations to the known physical and mental disabilities of job applicants and employees. This manual provides concise, practical information regarding the obligations created by the law and the manner in which to comply.

Among the numerous topics addressed are the following:

  • Protection Of Physical And Mental Disabilities
  • Limitations To Qualified Disabled Individuals
  • Exclusions Of Certain Disabilities
  • Preemployment Medical Examinations
  • Undue Hardship Defense
  • Enforcement Provisions
  • Remedies
  • Pre-Offer And Post-Offer Inquiries
  • Definition Of Disabled Individual
  • Employer Coverage Rules
  • Drug Addiction And Alcoholism
  • Duty To Reasonably Accommodate
  • List Of Impermissible Questions
  • Job Descriptions
  • Drug Testing
  • Benefit Issues