Employment

Disability in the Workplace: The Interactive Process

EN ESPANOL AQUI ASL VIDEO HERE By: Meaghan Kramer* In honor of the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (ADA’s) 30 Year Anniversary, the ACDL is posting a five-part series to educate Arizonans with disabilities about their rights at work. Today’s post is part four of this series, and discusses how to engage in the interactive process under the ADA. For many employees with disabilities, no […]
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Disability in the Workplace: Is my accommodation reasonable?

EN ESPANOL AQUI ASL VIDEO HERE By: Meaghan Kramer* In honor of the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (ADA’s) 30 Year Anniversary, the ACDL is posting a five-part series to educate Arizonans with disabilities about their rights at work. Today’s post is part three of this series and discusses reasonable accommodations under the ADA.  Title I of the ADA requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations […]
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Disability in the Workplace: Is my employer covered under the ADA?

EN ESPANOL AQUI ASL VIDEO HERE By: Meaghan Kramer* In honor of the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (ADA’s) 30 Year Anniversary, the ACDL is posting a five-part series to educate Arizonans with disabilities about their rights at work. Today’s post is part two of this series and discusses how to determine whether your employer is subject to the ADA.  Job applicants and employees with […]
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Disability in the Workplace: Is my disability protected under the ADA?

EN ESPANOL AQUI ASL VIDEO HERE By: Meaghan Kramer* Job applicants and employees with disabilities are protected from employment discrimination and harassment in the workplace. The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) prohibits private employers, state and local governments, employment agencies and labor unions from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities. The ADA protects employees and prospective employees from discrimination in the terms, conditions, and […]
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Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA)

En Español AQUI ASL Video HERE ACDL wants you to stay informed about COVID-19 relief that may apply to members of the disability community. The pandemic poses unique problems for parents or guardians of children with disabilities. The Family and Medical Leave Act was enacted in 1993 and provides qualified employees with 12 weeks of job paid unprotected leave per year. In response to […]
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FFCRA and EFMLEA Provide Additional Protections for Employees Affected by COVID-19

En Español AQUI ASL Video HERE ACDL wants you to stay informed about COVID-19 relief that may apply to members of the disability community. The pandemic poses unique problems for individuals with underlying conditions and parents of children with disabilities. This blog post and tomorrow’s blog post will cover two new laws that may affect you and your family. On March 18, 2020, Congress […]
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