What is Substantial Limitation? | Meaning & Definition | Akrivia HCM

In human resources, the substantial limitation is a concept of legal definition according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. For most individuals with disabilities, this means that someone with a disability can show an “inability to perform an essential function or task about the overall job” or an “employer’s inability to provide reasonable accommodation.”

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