New ADA Regulations



S.S. Nesbitt & Co., Inc.
3500 Blue Lake Drive, Suite 120
Birmingham, AL

The long-awaited, final regulations on the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 became effective in May 2011. Not surprisingly, the regulations follow the ADAAA's theme that employers are to focus on reasonable accommodations rather than whether someone is disabled. What does this mean to employers? Please join us and learn:

  • The new definition of "disabled" and how to avoid misunderstanding it
  • When temporary impairments qualify as covered disabilities
  • When should you consider providing leave as a reasonable accommodation