Job Applicants with Disabilities: Part 1 – Assessing a Job Description

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Job searching with a disability is a stressful endeavor. Too often, you might face uncomfortable questions or assumptions about your abilities. However, federal and state laws offer important protections to disabled workers. Learn more about how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) impacts your job search and your prospective employer’s obligations below.

Interpreting Job Descriptions and Essential Job Functions

The ADA prohibits employers from discriminating against disabled job applicants who can perform the essential functions of a job—with

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