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Legal Update

The Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act, which took effect January 1, 2009 called for the following changes:

The US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has found that these changes can not be applied retroactively. Therefore activities that occurred prior to January 1, 2009 are determined based on the original provisions of the ADA. For additional information please see http://ebn.benefitnews.com/news/appeals-court-says-ada-amendments-act-is-not-retroactive-2681803-1.html

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Resource for managers

Companies such as Smith Barney, IBM and AT&T have made a commitment to hiring and promoting employees with disabilities since they are finding that it makes good business sense. Learn more about these companies and others in the Disabilities in the Workplace Case Series developed by the UC Davis Center for Human Services. This tool is intended to promote dialogue and generate new ideas for managers.

http://humanservices.ucdavis.edu/case_studies/index.asp#bp


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