July 01, 2012

Concepts Underlying the ADA and Key Definitions

William D. Goren

From Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act, Chapter 1

  • Learn how to more fully understand the Americans with Disabilities Act

When dealing with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is important to understand the concepts behind it and why the law was enacted. One reason it was enacted was the extreme cost to the federal government of supporting people with disabilities who could be productive members of the work force, especially where employers without undue burden or undue hardship can bear the cost of most reasonable accommodations.1

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