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The Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Accessible Parking

Northeast ADA Center Staff March 17, 2016

This week we turn to accessible parking in residential sites. We receive a number of calls about accessible parking in housing settings, like apartments and condos, so this week we wanted to highlight the accessible parking requirements and regula......

Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation-The EEOC weighs in.

Northeast ADA Center Staff February 25, 2016

Shared from Enforcement Guidance: Reasonable Accommodation and Undue Hardship Under the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  ...

Employers and the ADA: Myths and Facts

Northeast ADA Center Staff February 18, 2016

This material was published by the US Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy-link to http://www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/fact/ada.htm The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a landmark federal law that protects the rights......

Some things to know about essential job function

Northeast ADA Center Staff February 11, 2016

From the EEOC publication: The ADA: Your responsibilities as an employer http://www.eeoc.gov/facts/ada17.html Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommoda......

Can I ask for reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?

Northeast ADA Center Staff January 29, 2016

Taken from the EEOC Enforcement Guidance:Reasonable Accommodation and Undue Hardship Under the American's with Disabilities Act The ADA specifically lists "reassignment to a vacant position" as a form of reasonable accommodation. This type......

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