Many people know that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects employees from suffering discrimination due to disabilities in the workplace. But what does that really mean? When an employee is facing discrimination, he or she may have questions about who is covered by the ADA and what constitutes a "disability" under the act. This post aims to answer some of those common questions.
Recently released figures from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission indicate that a certain form of discrimination is still alive and well in workplaces throughout the nation despite efforts by advocacy groups to change perceptions and challenge employers.
In our post last week, we discussed how important it is for people to understand that sexual harassment isn't just confined to certain industries, but rather can occur in virtually any job setting.