As a business leader struggling with an uncertain economy and tight labor market, you already know that running a business is not as simple as producing products or providing services. There are numerous laws and government regulations companies must adhere to; the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA) are two of those laws.
The ADA/ADAAA are acts of Congress that give certain civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities. These laws guarantee that Americans with a disability shall receive equal opportunity in regard to transportation, telecommunications, employment, public accommodations, and state and local government services. For the purposes of this blog, we’ll refer to both acts as the ADA.
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 50 million Americans have disabilities, and should someone with a disability apply to work at your company, and/or get hired, there are a few things that you should know so that you can remain compliant and provide a positive application and onboarding experience.
How can you ensure your business is compliant with the most recent ADA standards? Ask yourself these three questions:
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