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Kozisek v. County of Seward, Nebraska, 8th Cir., No. 07-3682, Aug.,27, 2008

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Employer's Directive For Inpatient Alcohol Treatment Does Not Violate ADA.

Ogletree Deakins • September 02, 2008
An employee may be entitled to the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act if he is “regarded as” disabled by his employer. An employer regards an employee as disabled when it mistakenly believes that the employee’s impairment substantially limits his ability to work. The “regarded as” provision of the ADA was meant to combat erroneous views related to impaired individuals, and to keep employers from basing employment-related decisions on myths or stereotypes.