The Americans With DisabilitiesAct of 1990 (ADA) [FOOTNOTE 1] prohibits a coveredemployer from discriminating against an other-wise qualified employee “becauseof the disability of such individual in regard to job application procedures,the hiring, advancement, or discharge of employees, employee compensation,job training, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.” [FOOTNOTE 2]

An employee is considereddisabled under the ADA if any one of the following three factors is present: