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ADA 'Association' Claim

Even if there is a legitimate business reason for terminating an employee, disparate treatment of similarly situated employees by a company suggests a reasonable inference of pretext. Employers are advised that when considering taking action against workplace misconduct, they should take action that is consistent and is in line with company policy.
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Employers Welcome Compromise on ADA

June 30, 2008
The House last week approved a revised bill expanding the scope of the Americans with Disabilities Act, allaying the business community’s concerns about a previous version of the bill.
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House Passes Expansion of ADA

June 26, 2008
The ADA Amendments Act, which the House passed on a 402-17 vote, came in response to a series of court decisions that narrowed the scope of the ADA’s protection.
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