Jay Becker & Ari Burd Author Article, "A Review of the ADAAA Final Regulations"
January 1, 2009
Although the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) was enacted on Sept. 25, 2008, and became effective Jan. 1, 2009, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) did not issue the final amended regulations to the ADAAA until March 25, 2011. These regulations, which became effective on May 24, 2011, provide guidance to employers regarding the treatment of their disabled employees. The main thrust of these regulations is to shift the focus from whether an individual’s impairment is a disability to whether discrimination is the cause of any adverse employment action.
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