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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has various requirements of employers with respect to individuals with disabilities. Under Title I, employers with 15 employees or more are prohibited from discriminating against anyone with a disability, and that encompasses a number of duties.

No Discrimination Against Disabled Individuals

The ADA prohibits discrimination by employers against disabled individuals. What this means in practice is that employers must make reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities during recruiting, hiring, firing, promoting, etc.

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Like any other worker, traveling employees are entitled to payment for the time they devote to work, whether they’re traveling for business or simply on call. Making sure all legal requirements are met and potential problems are avoided is key to both regulatory compliance and sound HR management.

Payment for Travel Time

Traveling employees are entitled to payment for time they spend traveling for work, though specific restrictions do apply. The rules vary depending on whether it’s a one-day trip or an overnight trip.

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