University of Arkansas

UALR College of Business


The ADA Amendments Act

In response to several Supreme Court decisions that limited the coverage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Congress recently amended the Act to restore a broad definition of a person with a disability.  Many more employees and job applicants will now be covered.  Learn the fundamentals of Title 1 of the ADA Amendments Act, which deals with the issues of employment.  Topics include:
  • Who is a person with a disability under the Act?
  • What is reasonable accommodation?
  • What is an essential function?
  • Handling requests for reasonable accommodations

Contact Randy Wright or Diane Thomas-Holladay at 569-8519 for classes on a variety of areas in employment law.