ADA & Employment Law

Job Applicants and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Issued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), this fact sheet addresses common questions about how the ADA protects applicants with disabilities during the hiring process. Topics include asking for reasonable accommodations, handling disclosure, the meaning of “being qualified,” and filing discrimination charges.

The ADA: Your Employment Rights as an Individual With a Disability
This pamphlet produced by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) provides a comprehensive overview of the ADA as it relates to employment – who is covered, types of reasonable accommodation, range of covered employment practices, disclosure guidelines, etc.

Questions and Answers About Persons with Intellectual Disabilities in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
This U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) document explains how the ADA applies to job applicants and employees with intellectual disabilities, in particular.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) – ADA Library
The JAN website houses a wide array of publications, targeted to various audiences, about the ADA – rights, responsibility, compliance guidelines, etc.

ADA Amendments Act Fact Sheet
Cornell University developed this brief overview, which summarizes new features of the ADA Amendments Act that was passed in 2009.

ADA Resources List This document lists a variety of state and national resources offering legal assistance, information and/or advocacy around ADA related issues and discrimination.