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Updated FAQs: Compliance with ADA during COVID-19

ADA compliance

Updated September 11, 2020

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On September 8, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) added 18 new FAQs to its existing guidance regarding how employers should comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) during the coronavirus pandemic. Two FAQs were also updated from the existing guidance.

The new and updated guidance clarifies questions employers may ask employees about COVID-19 and about teleworking.

Download the bulletin to see the newly added and revised guidance.

Employers that are subject to ADA should familiarize themselves with these new/updated FAQs as well as the full guidance (Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace) that the EEOC updated several times this year. Employers are subject to ADA if they have 15 or more employees.

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This blog is intended to be a compilation of information and resources pulled from federal, state and local agencies. This is not intended to be legal advice. For up to the minute information and guidance on COVID-19, please follow the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and your local health organizations.


National Insurance Services is not a law firm and no opinion, suggestion, or recommendation of the firm or its employees shall constitute legal advice. Readers are advised to consult with their own attorney for a determination of their legal rights, responsibilities and liabilities, including the interpretation of any statute or regulation, or its application to the readers’ business activities.

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Bill Enright

Bill Enright

Bill Enright is Director of Consulting Services at National Insurance Services (NIS). He’s responsible for the management, fulfillment, and strategic direction of the full benefit consulting clients and services and the professional development of NIS full benefit consulting personnel. Bill is a 29+ year veteran in the employee benefits industry, from insurance carrier, benefit consultant, and now director. He has been published on the topics of health care reform and has served on the advisory committees and insurance lobbying groups at the state and local level. Bill served in the U.S Army Reserves as a non-commissioned officer for 11 years. He’s also involved with Special Olympics, youth sports coaching, and is a small group leader at his church.