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					Americans with Disabilities Act
        (ADA) Policy



  University of Louisiana at Monroe
American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

   The ADA of 1990 provides individuals with
    disabilities access to:
       Employment (Title I)
       Public Services & Transportation (Title II)
       Public Accommodations (Title III)
       Telecommunications (Title IV)
       Other Provisions (Title V)
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

   The ADA defines an individual with a
    disability if the following criteria are met:
     a physical or mental impairment that
      substantially limits one or more major
      life activities of such individual;
     a record of such an impairment; or

     being regarded as having such an
      impairment
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
   The ADA requires that individuals with a disability
    be otherwise qualified for the job, program, or
    activity for which access is sought. The law
    prohibits exclusion of individuals from jobs,
    services and activities or benefits based on
    disability.
   The individual must be able to perform the
    essential functions of the job or meet the
    essential eligibility criteria of the program, with or
    without reasonable accommodation.
   The law includes penalties for non-compliance.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

   Requesting Accommodations
       Requests for accommodation may be for a
        current position or a position for which the
        qualified individual is applying. Applications for
        ADA accommodations must be filed with the
        Director in the Human Resources Department.
       After reviewing documentation of each
        request, the Director of Human Resources will
        determine if the employee is eligible for
        accommodation under the ADA.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Grievance Procedures
   Prepare a written statement
   Detail the allegations
   Deliver written statement to appropriate
    University administrator
        Vice President for Business Affairs
        Vice President for Academic Affairs
        Human Resources Director/Equal
         Employee Opportunity (EEO) Coordinator
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

   The American with Disabilities Act Policy
    may be viewed in its entirety on the ULM
    Human Resources Department website.

    For questions regarding ADA contact:
      Department of Human Resources
               www.ulm.edu/hr
                318-342-5140

				
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