The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)' envisions a workplace markedly different from the one that organized labor has long endeavored to construct. While the statute mandates individualized treatment for disabled employees, organized labor has traditionally sought to limit the decisionmaking discretion of employers-and thus their ability to provide such treatment.
Matthew A. Shapiro,
Labor Goals and Antidiscrimination Norms: Employer Discretion, Reasonable Accommodation, and the Costs of Individualized Treatment,
Yale L. & Pol'y Rev.
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