Michael Costantino was born without a left hand. Should
the Transportation Security Administration have hired him as an airport
screener? Or, has it violated the ADA by refusing to hire him because of his
missing hand? Eva Tahmincioglu reports the details at MSNBC.com :
After a physical examination...
Our friends at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently scored another big win in a pregnancy discrimination case -- actually got summary judgment against the employer, which is unusual. In this case, the employer apparently knew it had messed up and failed to contest the EEOC's...
by Ann Kontner
It seems that as Human Resources professionals we have
been inundated with information about the new definition of the term
"disability" under the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008. Furthermore,
it has been burned into our psyche that an employer must go through an
To receive the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act , an individual with a disability must be qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Absent undue hardship, an employer must provide a reasonable accommodation.
So, you'd think...