EEOC Issues Final Regulations to Implement the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA)

The final regulations and accompanying interpretive guidance implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) were issued today by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. As explained by the EEOC , the ADAAA: directs the EEOC to revise the portion of its regulations...

Summary of the EEOC’s Final Regulations for the ADAAA – What Companies Should Know (Part Two)

Last week I summarized the new ADA regulations issued by the EEOC; therefore, I figured this week I would focus on some of the nuances of the regulations that are worth keeping an eye on. While it is clear the definition of disability is to be construed broadly, the EEOC has also provided nine...

Ashley Kasarjian Discusses EEOC Regulations Implementing the ADAAA

On this edition, Ashley Kasarjian of Snell & Wilmer's Phoenix, AZ office, discusses how recent EEOC regulations issued in March 2011 interplay with statutory changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act that became effective in early 2009. She reviews specific areas addressed by the regulations...