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On January 1, 2009, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 2008 went into effect, making some major changes to the way the definition of disability has been interpreted in the past. The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) has released this document to outline these changes clearly and thoroughly. This includes the modified definition of disability, the definition of reasonable accommodation, a listing of publications to help employers understand reasonable accommodation and practical tips.
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Job Accommodation Network; JAN; Office of Disability Employment Policy; discrimination; definition of disability; The Amendments Act; EEOC Writing Regulations; Mitigating Measures; reasonable accommodations; auxiliary aids or services; major life activities; Episodic or in Remission; Regarded As; record of a disability; accommodation request; EEOC's Internal Accommodation Procedures; Employers' Practical Guide to Reasonable Accommodation;
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52098