Discrimination-Disability: President Bush Signs ADA Amendments Act, Greatly Expanding Number of Employees Protected Against Disability Discrimination
Bloomberg Law Reports
November 3, 2008
The article examined the "ADA Amendment Act of 2008" (ADAAA) which amends and expands the scope of the American with Disabilities Act. It discussed the ADAAA's changes to the definitions of "disabilities," "major life activities" and "mitigating measures." The article also focuses on the impact ADAAA will have on employers and what they can do to comply with obligations under the new law.