Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Employees may not be subjected to adverse employment actions as a result of disability or handicap. Under the ADA, a person has a “disability,” if he or she has:
To be qualified to perform a job under the ADA, an individual must satisfy the requisite skill, experience, education, and other job related requirements of the position held or desired, and be able to perform the job’s essential functions with or without a reasonable accommodation. Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform based on factors such as the reason the position exists, the number of other employees available to perform the function, and the degree of experience or skill required to perform the job.
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