Is pre employment testing permissible under the ADA?
Regarding this, what is a medical exam under the ADA?
A "medical examination" is a procedure or test usually given by a health care professional or in a medical setting that seeks information about an individual's physical or mental impairments or health.
Furthermore, what section of the American Disabilities Act covers medical examinations for disabled employees? INTRODUCTION. Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (the "ADA")(1) limits an employer's ability to make disability-related inquiries or require medical examinations at three stages: pre-offer, post-offer, and during employment.
Similarly, you may ask, what is considered a disability when applying for a job?
The ADA defines an individual with a disability as a person who: (1) has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity, (2) has a record or history of a substantially limiting impairment, or (3) is regarded or perceived by an employer as having a substantially limiting impairment.
What limitations does the ADA impose on medical examinations and inquiries about disability?
An employer may not ask or require a job applicant to take a medical examination before making a job offer. It cannot make any pre-offer inquiry about a disability or the nature or severity of a disability.