Southwest ADA Center

Publications: Employment Process - Hiring

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 & the Injured Worker (NIDRR/DOE) 4 pgs. 1994.  Article discusses the relationship between the ADA and injured workers and provides guidance on employers' rights and responsibilities when interviewing and employing injured workers. 

ADA & Job Descriptions - This e-bulletin provides guidance to empoyers on ADA requirements and job descriptions.

ADA: Post-Offer, Pre-Employment Medical Exams (EEOC) 2009. Informal discussion letter in response to an inquiry from a member of the public. This letter is intended to provide an informal discussion of the noted issue and does not constitute an official opinion of the Commission.

Disability Employment 101: Learn to Tap Your "HIRE" Potential
A guide to acquaint business leaders with programs and resources available to assist them in hiring people with disabilities.

Enforcement Guidance on Pre-Employment Disability-Related Questions & Medical Exams (EEOC) 56 pgs. 1995. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, an employer may not ask disability-related questions or conduct medical examinations until after it makes a conditional job offer to the applicant. 

Hiring Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities
Questions and Answers about hiring military veterans with disabilities.

Interviewing, Screening, and Hiring Individuals with Disabilities
This document provides information to employers regarding key aspects of the hiring process.

Job Applicants and the Americans with Disabilities Act (EEOC) 2003.
This fact sheet addresses common questions about how the ADA protects applicants with disabilities. The information in this fact sheet also applies to applicants for federal employment, who are protected from discrimination by Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act

Pre-Employment Screening Considerations & the Americans with Disabilities Act   (NIDRR/DOE) 2 pgs. 1994.  This document summarizes the ADA Regulations on recruitment of people with disabilities, interviewing and testing of job applicants.

Pre-Employment Testing & the Americans with Disabilities Act (NIDRR/DOE) 4 pgs. 1997.  Article discusses the legal requirements for content and for methods of administering any pre-employment tests.