New Federal Guidance Classifies Long-Term COVID-19 Effects as Potential Disabilities

July 26 was the 31st anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act. In an announcement associated with that anniversary, President Joe Biden’s administration indicated that long-term symptoms associated with COVID-19 infections can be considered disabilities under a range of federal laws, including the employment provisions of the ADA....
By: Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP