Tag: President Bush

President Bush Signs ADA Amendments Act

As expected, President Bush yesterday signed the ADA Amendments Act ("ADAAA") into law, significantly expanding the scope of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The final version of the law can be downloaded here.  The Stoel Rives World of Employment has been actively covering the law as it wound its way through Congress, and you can follow … Continue Reading

President Bush to Sign ADA Amendments Act

The White House yesterday confirmed that President Bush will sign the ADA Amendments Act ("ADAAA") into law.  The White House issued the following statement, which can be accessed here: "The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is instrumental in allowing individuals with disabilities to fully participate in our economy and society, and the Administration supports … Continue Reading

Federal Contractors Ordered to Use E-Verify

In an Executive Order dated June 6, 2008, President Bush ordered that all federal contractors will be required to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of employees working on federal contracts.  E-Verify is a internet-based system operated jointly by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration, which allows employers … Continue Reading