Medical Inquiries/Hiring/Confidentiality

Tuesday, March 4, 2008


Learn how to acquire, use and protect employee medical information to meet legitimate business needs without violating the ADA. This session will review the ADA and its regulations, EEOC guidance and recent case law decisions regarding the acquisitions, use and protection of employee medical information, along with practical tips to assist with complying with these requirements under the ADA. Specific issues include whether personality tests violate the ADA, whether a person without a disability has standing to raise an ADA violation, and how the courts have interpreted the ADA's confidentiality provisions.


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