A business owner in Jupiter, Florida asked: "If I have several qualified applicants for a job, does the ADA require that I hire the applicant with a disability?"
A. No. You may hire the most qualified applicant. The ADA only makes it unlawful for you to discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability on the basis of disability.
For more information about how Florida employer can comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, you can email or call the Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. at 1-772-465-5111.
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