Employer Defenses Under the ADA

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Description

The ADA provides employers with a number of defenses when an employee files suit, including undue hardship, direct threat and that the employee is unable to meet the essential functions of the job. This session will review the various defenses employers can raise and analyze recent case decisions interpreting these defenses, along with relevant EEOC guidance and regulations.

Multimedia Archives

Note: Captioning will only be available on the Blackboard Collaborate Formated version of the presentation available in the Blackboard Webinar Archives link. Captions are not available in the MP4 version of the presentation.

Speakers

Alan Goldstein Senior Attorney, Equip for Equality (EFE), the Illinois Protection and Advocacy Agency

Barry Taylor Director of Legal Services, Equip for Equality