The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) is federal civil rights law that was originally passed by Congress in 1990 (as the Americans with Disabilities Act-ADA) and protects individuals with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace, as well as school and other settings. The ADA was amended in 2008 and became effective January 1, 2009.
A person as disabled if he or she:
The ADAAA requires that employers provide “reasonable accommodation” to otherwise qualified disabled workers, so that they are able to perform the essential functions of their jobs.
If you would like to request an ADAAA Accommodation, please complete the ADA Physician Certification form.
For further information, the policy and guidelines are located at the following links.
If you need an ADA accommodation to complete the application process, contact the Office of Human Resources, Benefits Section at 512-223-7800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To be considered for a specific job vacancy, you must:
A qualified applicant with a disability who wishes to request reasonable accommodation for a specific position may contact the Human Resources, Benefits Section for further information and assistance.
For additional information contact Alisol Martinez at 512-223-7800 or email@example.com.