Southwest ADA Center

Publications: Employment Benefits

Enforcement Guidance: Questions and Answers About Disability and Service Retirement Plans Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (5/11/95) The EEOC responds to frequently asked questions about the application of the ADA to disability and service retirement plans in this guidance.

Interim Guidance on Americans with Disabilities Act & Health Insurance  (EEOC) 16 pgs. 1993. This interim enforcement guidance sets forth the Commission's position on the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act to disability-based distinctions in employer provided health insurance. 

Compliance Manual Section on Employee Benefits (EEOC) 2000. This document explains how the employment discrimination laws apply to life and health insurance benefits, long-term and short-term disability benefits, severance benefits, pension or other retirement benefits, and early retirement incentives. The section covers discrimination in these benefits under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act , the Americans with Disabilities Act , Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 , and the Equal Pay Act.