Session Details

Direct Threat/Safety in the Workplace

Tuesday, September 23, 2008


What does the ADA require when an employee poses a potential threat to health and safety in the workplace? This session will review the ADA and its regulations, EEOC guidance and recent case law and provide employers with information about conducting an individualized assessment and the role of reasonable accommodations to address the potential threat.


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