The questions raised by the Americans With Disabilities Act can’t be answered with a simple yes or no.

From my new article in Above The Law:

“Are you required to hire someone with a disability even if he cannot do the job?

And can you refuse to hire someone who you think – maybe – has a disability?

The Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) is the place to look.  However, these questions can not be answered with a simple yes or no.  There’s some work you have to do to answer them: it all depends – on the facts and circumstances, and whether the applicant can do the job, with or without an accommodation.

But generally – you cannot simply say “no job” – without a lot more.”

Read the entire article in Above The Law here.