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Pacific ADA Center (Region 9)

The purpose of the Pacific ADA Center is to build a partnership between the disability and business communities and to promote full and unrestricted participation in society for persons with disabilities through education and technical assistance.

Information on Nondiscrimination, Technology and the Americans with Disabilities Act

May 27, 2022

The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) added a new resource to its AI & Disability Inclusion Toolkit. This article talks about nondiscrimination language in the law that employers and employees should know when using technology in the workplace.

Many employers use technologies to review their job applicants and employees.  In almost every case, employers must make sure their methods for evaluation are “job-related and consistent with business necessity” for the specific job in question. Employers also cannot require applicants to disclose a disability until after a conditional job offer is made.

For more information, see the PEAT article, "“Nondiscrimination, Technology and the Americans with Disabilities Act.