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Obligation of an Employer Under Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities, including deaf and hearing impaired people. The ADA prohibits an employer from retaliating against an applicant or employee for asserting his/her rights under the ADA. The ADA covers employers with 15 or more employees.