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Employment Interpretation

The federal government has issued several opinion letters on the ADA in response to direct inquiries since 1992.
These letters are to be considered informal guidance only.

Mr. XX has concerns about questions that the ADA may not permit an employer to ask in pre-employment interviews.

Executive Agencies
Requirements for Executive agencies are substantially the same as the requirements for private employers under the ADA.

State & Local Government Employment
You inquire what obligations state governments have with respect to nondiscrimination in employment under the ADA.

This letter responds to your recent inquiries requesting clarification of the employment requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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