Making Accommodations: What the Amendment Act to the ADA Means for California Employers

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On March 25, 2011, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) regulations to implement provisions of the American with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA) of 2008 went into effect. The overarching federal law didn’t present many changes to the pre-existing California state law, but it did clarify several ambiguous aspects to the ADA, and defined appropriate steps for an employer to take to accommodate disabled employees.

Smart Business spoke with Lisa Aguiar, partner at Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley PC, about how businesses can properly adjust to comply with the new regulations.

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Civil Rights Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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