I will need 500-750 words.
It is brought to your attention that one of the employees who filed the sexual harassment claim has also indicated that she is currently suffering from anxiety and depression. In a discussion with the owner, you learn that Elora Jean & Co. does not have an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) policy. You have been asked to advise Elora Jean & Co. on this issue.
Are anxiety and depression considered disabilities?
- Discuss the concept of reasonable accommodation and undue hardship. How does it apply to Elora Jean & Co.? How should this employee be addressed?
- Discuss the ramifications that the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAA) of 2008 has for employers.
- Indicate the elements that a policy addressing the Americans with Disabilities Act should convey.