Many employers think that if they don’t have employees with disabilities, they need not concern themselves about the ADA. This attitude, however, can be costly, as the ADA applies to a variety of situations, even those where no employees have disabilities. Situations involving applicant or employee medical information, return-to-work policies, job descriptions, and drug testing can all have ADA implications. Then, of course, are the situations in which employees could have disabilities, but many employers might not think they are disabilities.
Through stories, this webcast will explore issues including:
•medical exams, and
•drug tests as they relate to the ADA.
We'll explain which employers are covered by the law and what protections individuals may have. We'll also look at some situations that cost employers because of their unfamiliarity with the provisions.