Americans with Disabilities Act Reasonable Accommodation United Airlines

The Americans with Disabilities Act is a United States federal statute enacted in 1990 to prevent discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment, public accomodation, transportation,... more +
The Americans with Disabilities Act is a United States federal statute enacted in 1990 to prevent discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment, public accomodation, transportation, communications and governmental activities. The Act defines a covered disability as those mental or physical impairments that substantially interfere with one or more major life activities.  Five different federal agencies are responsible for enforcing the ADA: Department of Labor, Department of Justice, Federal Communications Commission, Department of Transportation and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  less -
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U.S. Supreme Court Denies United Airlines Petition

Seventh Circuit Decision that Employees With Disabilities Need Not Compete For Reassignment Stands - WASHINGTON- In a closely watched case, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a written order denying air transportation giant...more

Seventh Circuit’s Ruling Means Employers Should Review Their ADA Policies and Practices

A recent decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit means that employers should reevaluate their practices concerning transferring an individual with a disability to a vacant position as a reasonable...more

Seventh Circuit Holds that the ADA Mandates Reassignment of Disabled Employees to Vacant Positions

Overruling its own precedent, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (which covers Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin) recently held that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires employers to reassign...more

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