Important Notes About the EEOC’s Final ADAAA’s Regulations
10 June 2011
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) final regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (the “ADAAA”) became effective as of May 25, 2011. At their heart, these regulations, and the accompanying Interpretive Guidance, implement Congress’ goal of reinstating a “broad scope of protection” by expanding the concept of “disability” under the ADA.