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Supreme Court Limits ADA Protection

On June 22, 1999, the US Supreme Court ruled on a case regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The court ruled that people who have a correctable disability, such as impaired vision that is corrected by wearing glasses or a health condition that is managed by medication, cannot generally be considered disabled and are therefore not protected by the ADA against employment discrimination. The ruling has caused considerable alarm within the diabetes community.

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Posted 27 June 1999

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