The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, State and local government, public accommodations, commercial facilities, transportation, and telecommunications. To be protected by the ADA, one must have a disability or have a relationship or association with an individual with a disability. An individual with a disability is defined by the ADA as a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has a record or history of such an impairment, or a person who is regarded or perceived as having such an impairment. The ADA does not specifically name all of the impairments that are covered.
Employees with disabilities who wish to request reasonable accommodations to perform the functions of their jobs, and job applicants with disabilities who wish to request reasonable accommodations to be considered for jobs, must contact Human Resources at 607-436-2509.