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In order for a person to be substantially limited because of drug use, s/he must be addicted to the drug.
The definition of current is critical because the ADA only excludes someone from protection when that person is a current user of illegal drugs.
Children’s Friend is a mission driven organization whose dedicated team members work daily “to improve the lives of children and promote strong families.” Our team of over 200 employees reach nearly 3,000 children and their families each year, on-site, at home or in schools in the cities of Lynn, Salem, Gloucester and Lawrence and their surrounding areas.
Founded in Salem, MA in 1837 Children’s Friend is 179 years in age but modern in mindset and practices.
These requirements apply to most public and private housing.
However, there are limited exemptions for owner-occupied buildings with no more than four units, single-family housing sold or rented without the use of a broker, and housing operated by organizations and private clubs that limit occupancy to members.
The Treasury Board and the Public Service Commission are committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free work environment in which all persons have equal access to opportunities in the federal Public Service, appointments are based on merit and all employees feel included and valued.
This policy outlines the principal steps necessary to attain the goal of a representative Public Service that includes persons with disabilities.
At the same time, the ADA provides limited protection from discrimination for recovering drug abusers and for alcoholics.[A] person who casually used drugs illegally in the past, but did not become addicted is not an individual with a disability based on the past drug use.
In several cases, Canadian courts have emphasized that accommodation is an essential means of ensuring the equal participation of all persons in all sectors of Canadian society.
Under the Canadian Human Rights Act, employers must accommodate individuals and groups of individuals to the point of undue hardship considering issues of health, safety and cost.
Competency in Spanish or other languages is highly desirable for all positions and a pay differential is offered for fluency in languages other than English that meet a specific need in one of our communities served.
Definition of Disability: Federal laws define a person with a disability as "Any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities; has a record of such impairment; or is regarded as having such an impairment."In general, a physical or mental impairment includes hearing, mobility and visual impairments, chronic alcoholism, chronic mental illness, AIDS, AIDS Related Complex, and mental retardation that substantially limits one or more major life activities.
The Circuit Courts of Appeals have held that a person can still be considered a current user even if he or she has not used drugs for a number of weeks or even months. El Paso Healthcare Systems, Ltd., the court held that the employee, a pharmacist, was a current user because he had used cocaine five weeks prior to his notification that he was going to be discharged. Circuit City Stores, Inc., In concluding that the plaintiff was still a current illegal drug user, the court noted that the ordinary or natural meaning of the phrase currently using drugs does not require that a drug user have a heroin syringe in his arm or a marijuana bong to his mouth at the exact moment contemplated.