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Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008

November 13, 2008, Michael B. Rush

The Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008 ("ADAAA" or the "Amendments") was signed by President George W. Bush on September 25, 2008. The Amendments represent major changes to the protections afforded under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"). Employers should be aware of these changes prior to the Amendments becoming effective on January 1, 2009.

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