Clear Job Descriptions Can Prevent ADA Woes: EEOC Member

Law360, New York (November 8, 2013, 9:23 PM EST) -- Employers can help keep themselves from running afoul of the Americans With Disabilities Act by maintaining very clear descriptions of what they expect accomplished in a job, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Commissioner Chai Feldblum said Friday.

If employers have clear, succinct job descriptions that lay out out the essential functions of the job as well as their expectations from employees in the job, it can help them better understand whether they are able to give accommodations to workers with disabilities, Feldblum explained while speaking at...
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