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Examining The New ADA Amendments

Law360 (April 5, 2011, 12:58 PM EDT) -- On March 25, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s final revised Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations and accompanying interpretive guidance to implement the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAA) were published in the Federal Register. The regulations are effective May 24.

The ADAA did not change the definition of disability as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a record of such an impairment, or being regarded as having such an impairment. It did, however, expand the meaning...
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