EEOC Releases Proposed Regulations Implementing the ADAAA


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) containing proposed amendments to its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Regulations and Interpretive Guidance that reflect changes made by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). The NPR was published in the Federal Register on September 23, 2009. The EEOC will accept comments on the proposed regulations until November 23, 2009. The EEOC has also published a Question and Answer (Q/A) document on its web site,, which addresses some of the changes of the proposed regulations.

The most significant changes in the proposed regulations include...

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