Journal of Law and Health
mental disability, Americans with Disabilities Act, employment law, ADA, disability law
This article discusses the standards of the American with Disabilities Act with respect to accommodating mental illness in the workplace. It argues that the ADA definitions are not precise enough in apprising employers of what their obligations are regarding mentally ill persons in the workplace. It additionally suggests revising the statue and regulations to achieve this goal.
Karin Mika, Responsibilities of Employers toward Mentally Disabled Persons under the Americans with Disabilities Act, 11 Journal of Law and Health 173 (1996-97)