Mental Health in Tech: Guidelines for Executives and HR Professionals
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- Americans with Disabilities Act Cheat Sheet
Section I: The ADA - Your Responsibilities as an Employer
- Are You Covered?
- What Employment Practices are Covered?
- Who Is Protected?
- How Are Essential Functions Determined?
- What Are My Obligations to Provide Reasonable Accommodations?
- What is the Best Way to Identify a Reasonable Accommodation?
- When Does a Reasonable Accommodation Become An Undue Hardship?
- Can I Require Medical Examinations or Ask Questions About an Individual’s Disability?
- How will the ADA Be Enforced and What Are the Available Remedies?
- How Will EEOC Help Employers Who Want to Comply with the ADA?
- Additional Questions and Answers on the Americans with Disabilities Act
Section II: EEOC Enforcement Guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act and Psychiatric Disabilities
- Psychiatric disability under the ADA
- Disclosure of disability
- Requesting reasonable accommodations
- Selecting types of reasonable accommodations
Section III: Accommodating Employees with Mental Health Impairments
- What are mental health impairments? - Revisited
- Accommodating Employees with Mental Health Impairments
- Section IV: Resources
- Section V: References
- OSMI Contributors
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