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EEOC: Some employees with COVID may be protected by ADA

Posted On: Dec. 15, 2021 9:31 AM CST

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission updated guidance on COVID-19 on Dec. 14 stating that some employees who have had the disease may be protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Axios reports. Not everyone who tests positive will qualify and the EEOC said that employers must individually evaluate each employee to determine if they meet the requirements.