The EEOC's New Treatment Of Health Care Workers

Law360, New York (March 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- On Feb. 26, 2007, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued “Questions and Answers about Health Care Workers and the Americans with Disabilities Act.”

Revealing a significant bias against health care employers, the EEOC’s Q&A fact sheet takes an aggressive stance interpreting the ADA and its reasonable accommodations requirements, thereby signaling its intent to increase enforcement efforts in the health care industry.

Why does the EEOC single out health care employers and what does it mean for your facility?

Health care is the largest industry in the...
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