Americans With Disabilities Act

ADAAA Changes Definitions

Under the original Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), obesity was considered a disability only when it was due to an underlying physiological disorder, li.... Read more

Is a Perfume-Free Workplace Legal?

Who hasn't sat next to someone who smells like they dunked themselves in perfume or after-shave? Many perfumes and colognes can be overpowering and even dange.... Read more

ADA Rights of Blind & Vision Impair...

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the major federal law that guarantees equal treatment for people with all sorts of disabilities or handicaps, inc.... Read more

Americans with Disabilities Act

ADAAA Changes Definitions

Under the original Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), obesity was considered a disability only when it was due to an underlying physiological disorder, like diabetes or a thyroid condition. Otherw... Read more

You May Be "Disabled" Under New ADA Rules

Related Item A police detective who stutters poses an interesting question under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Clearly a speech impediment can be a disability under the ADA definition. I... Read more

Service Animals Have Rights, Too

Millions of Americans are blind or have a serious visual impairment. Many use service animals like "seeing eye" or guide dogs to help them with everyday tasks. These animals and their owners enjoy man... Read more

ADA Rights of Blind & Vision Impaired Customers

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the major federal law that guarantees equal treatment for people with all sorts of disabilities or handicaps, including blindness or severe vision impairme... Read more

Reasonable Accommodation

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) protects employees with disabilities from most discrimination on the basis of their disabilities. Under the ADA, employers may not discriminate agains... Read more

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