Accommodating Perceived Disabilities

The article discusses the application of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) to individuals who are regarded as having a disability. Courts are struggling with determining whether employers should be required to provide reasonable accommodations to employees who are not disabled, but are mistakenly perceived as such by their employers. This article analyzes the varying positions taken by the courts, and discusses their potential impact on an employer's duty to provide reasonable accommodations in the workplace.

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