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Understanding the Americans with Disabilites Act

Published:  January 17, 2020

Royal attorney Sarah Ryzewski authored the following article on Understanding the ADA in the most recent edition of BusinessWest.

"A request for time off comes across your desk from an employee. The employee is requesting additional time off to accommodate a disability she has. The additional time requested is needed to be able to attend all of her appointments, necessary for her to complete her treatment.

How an employer goes about identifying an accommodation request, and either approving or denying the request, is important in staying compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal and state laws. Satisfying the obligations required by employers under such laws is necessary to prevent unlawful actions and prevent disability discrimination."

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