The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) Discrimination

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) Discrimination
The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) prohibits employers from discriminating against a “qualified individual with a disability” with regard to the terms and conditions of employment (U.S. Code, Title 42, secs. 12102-12213). A disability is a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. According to data published by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), disability discrimination claims have been the fourth-most frequently filed claims behind race, sex, and age discrimination since the ADA's enactment in 1991. Recent legislation has led to a noticeable spike in disability discrimination filings. The ADA Amendments...
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