A claim of disability discrimination by an employee or former employee is a serious accusation. As an employer, you are prohibited by the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) from discriminating against any employee who is disabled. There are a number of ways that you can defend such a claim, including that:
To prove that an employee posed a direct threat so as to justify any action you have taken regarding their employment, you will need to show the following:
Any time you are being accused of discriminating against an employee, you should contact an employment attorney with experience in disability discrimination. He or she will be able to defend any action brought against you and advise you of the defenses available to you.
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