Skip to comments.New Rules Would Label Millions of American Workers as Disabled
Posted on 03/28/2011 11:09:16 PM PDT by george76
"Before, perhaps 40 million people were covered by the ADA. That number will increase significantly," McGlothlen told Fox News. "Some people might even say that a majority of Americans are covered as disabled under the law."
Overall, lawyers for employers say the regulations shift the burden of proof in disability claims.
They say that employers will now have to show why a worker doesn't require special accommodations, rather than employees proving that the measures are merited.
Barring congressional intervention, the new regulations will take effect May 24.
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I need a beer tap installed in my office so I can think more clearly. I also need a couple of those Octoberfest girls to serve me my beer.
More assaults on business by the administration of “The Won” and his cronies. Big(ger) businesses will be able to absorb some of this, but it will eventually pinch them in the wallet, causing them to shed workers. Small(er) businesses will not, and this will instigate a wave of closures for businesses who can’t afford all the spurious claims and subsequent expenditures for “accomodations”.
This isn’t about making sure that people with real disabilities can get into the building. It’s about making sure ADA lawyers have an opportunity to rake in more profit by convincing clients that they really *need* that Hermann Miller chair or they’ll just die.
How many goodly creatures are there here!
How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,
That has such people in't!
“I am hopeful that employers will now move to the next question which is, ‘How do we make sure our workplace is welcoming to people with a range of gender conditions?’” she told Fox News.
She/hes, He/shes, dog/men, cat/women, who can keep up?
But the government says they all have to have a place
to work...and for some....a litter box.
Just another way to fire white Christian males.
This change will assure that no one with a perceived difference/disability will ever be hired again.
Too stupid to do the job...
Does that qualify?
How about too lazy?
I recall reading the opinion some years ago that the disability act would inevitably lead to those afflicted with innumeracy being hired as mathematics professors. I suppose we’re nearing that point.
New ADA regs published
Yes, Caterpillar would be required to hire a second CNC machine operator to operate the machine for the “disabled” guy who is unable to operate it correctly.
Accomodation. Pay two people to get one job done.
Two M’s in ‘accommodate’ !
When I meet Saint Peter at the Gate, that’s what I plan to say, “Two M’s in accommodate!” ... I figure I’ll go right in.
That means THEY will have to accommodate the likes of ME, by staying the heck out of my sight, hearing, or smelling: I'm deathly allergic to freeloaders, deadbeats, and goldbricks.
They cause me to break out in uncontrollable fits of apoplexy, leading to wildly flailing limbs...which sometimes connect violently with vital parts of their worthless carcasses.
Destroying the last of our economy.
No more German girls for me. I've gone strictly Italian from now on.
A new way to steal our tax money.
Also another way to put us all on the plantation.
Someone needs to forward this to Bush-41. He’s the one who turned Wheelies into a newest Entitlement Class.
Government won’t stop until all of us are dependent on it. These things are merely a means to an end and in the end, it’s control they want.
Actually, I don’t think ‘white Christian males’ will be allowed to exist, you’ll have to choose whether you’re a ‘ethnic celtic catholic spiritual primarily masculine indivdual’ or a ‘ethnic germanic protestant spiritual male presenting indivdual.’
This is how bad it is BEFORE the new regulations take effect.
END GAME: The parasites outnumber the hosts.
That does it! I’m moving to California and hiring a lawyer.
I’ll apply for a job and be turned down since I can’t do the job with my disability and my prospective employer won’t make “reasonable” accommodations for me since he doen’t think I’m all that disabled.
My lawyer says, “Prove it”. ho boy-oboy
Another reason for outsourcing jobs.
” Barring congressional intervention, the new regulations will take effect “
There’s something desperately wrong about the relationship between Congress, and the Bureaucratic Monsters they’ve created...
Lots more work for the lawyers.
There is already a huge underground network of “disabled” who suck off the government tit and work f/t jobs for cash paid under the table. Small businesses are especially inclined to hire someone who will work for less $ payable in cash. No payroll costs, taxes to pay, etc etc. The “disabled” often get food stamps that are sold for pennies on the dollar, along with SS# that can be used as bogus dependent claims.
Scamming the government (us) is a f/t job handed down from generation to generation now.
Disability. It’s the new welfare.
A stated goal in the report is to reduce the number of people receiving SSI, but as we all know government rules usually have the opposite effect..
I am convinced that the powers that be purposely want to drive business out of the country. Maybe they yearn for a return to Medieval times? They want to set themselves up as Nobles, complete with estates and serfs. And don’t forget the serving wrenches.
What's a serving wrench?
Ah! The ADA. What a cornucopia of income generating rules and laws written, passed and utilized by lawyers to generate their own income.
My justification, "I need a parking closer to my Tai Kwon Do Jang. Sometimes it's hard and painful walking to my car after class."
No. We've arrived. Just look at the POTUS.
Good grief. There’s already tons of fraud in this area. They need to hire as many people as they did the IRS just to find those who lie about having disabilities. IMO
If you offer the government teat to a group of people, a certain percentage will take it.
Oh goody! More dependents!!!
Another worthless federal agency that could disappear tomorrow and for most of us, our lives would change for the better. I say this as a person who has had severe to profound hearing loss in both ears since my early 20’s. I am also a diabetic.
Perhaps the better approach is for the EEOC to enact regulations defining who is not disabled. Under the new regulations, fat people are now disabled, even though the condition is almost always self-created. All diabetics are now disabled even though the vast majority of Type II diabetics could mitigate if not eliminate their condition through diet and exercise.
It probably will be feudal. But in fuedal societies, the strongest, meanest MFers are on top. They will be nasty, brutish places and they probably won’t like it as much as they imagine they will.
You obviously have a spelling handicap.
That ought to be good for a few hundred a month.
Greeaaat. Now I’ll NEVER be able to find a handicap spot to unload my son who uses a power wheelchair...not like I could ever find one before.
How did you eliminate a typo as the cause?
brought to you and me by the Democratic Attorneys Party...dedicated to the bureaucratic perpetually employed few...trying to build careers on fewer and fewer willing subjects.