Employer Defenses Under the ADA

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Description

The ADA provides employers with a number of defenses when an employee files suit, including undue hardship, direct threat and that the employee is unable to meet the essential functions of the job. This session will review the various defenses employers can raise and analyze recent case decisions interpreting these defenses, along with relevant EEOC guidance and regulations.

Session Materials

PDF   Employer Defense Under the ADA
RTF   Employer Defense Under the ADA
 

Speakers

Alan Goldstein, Senior Attorney, Equip for Equality (EFE), the Illinois Protection and Advocacy Agency

Barry Taylor, VP for Civil Rights and Systemic Litigation, Equip for Equality