Course Length: 2 hrs. Student Contact
Certificate of Completion: Included
Since the over 30 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and then move to the definitions in the ADA was enacted, amended and subject to extensive regulation making by the EEOC there have been thousands of cases litigating the scope, extent and impact of the ADA on many aspects of life in the United states. This course focuses on the ADA in both public and private sector employment. In this course we start with a basic discussion of the history and purpose of the ADA. You will learn the significant definitions of a qualified disabled person, reasonable accommodation and undue hardship. While some of you may have a basic understanding of such terms we are also going to spend a bit of time discussing lesser known but still important aspects of the ADA in employment like testing, physical and mental examinations and record keeping requirements. You will also learn of the complex interaction that often exists between the ADA, other federal laws such as the FMLA and state laws concerning such things as discrimination and worker compensation.
Upon the completion of this course you will learn: