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9.25.2008

The Americans With Disabilities Act is Amended with Significant Changes Affecting Employers

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On September 25, 2008, President Bush signed Senate Bill 3406, the “ADA Amendments Act,” into law. The ADA Amendments Act (“Amendments”), which goes into effect January 1, 2009, presents new burdens for employers as it may increase the scope of who is “disabled” under the law and an employer’s obligations to those employees. View full article (PDF).