The Tightrope Walk of ADA in the Workplace
Managing employee performance in a considerate, thoughtful, and fair way can be a challenge for employers. When a medical issue, or the suspicion of one, is added to the mix, the process becomes a veritable tightrope walk. Damage to the employee-manager relationship, discriminatory actions, legal battles, and the danger of potentially perceiving a disability that isn’t a factor and thereby putting a perfectly healthy employee under the umbrella of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA or ADAAA) are just a few potential results of a misstep.
Myriad concerns and issues complicate these situations. But let’s start with identifying the problem in the first place.
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