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For airports to cope, it's important that they thing through the whole process, for the aircraft and for passengers: landing and taxiing to the terminal, waiting on the stand, unloading passengers and baggage, cleaning, refuelling, re-loading, taxiing and take-off.Check-in, security, boarding and baggage processes all need reviewing.To successfully accommodate A380s, all stakeholders need to be involved early in the process and through the entire process: early planning and engagement reduces the risks of costly, iterative infrastructure remodelling; design by looking at the entire process - from check-in to take-off and engage all stakeholders early on.Gurjit Wood, Director at Arup discusses this issue in more depth in a recent 'Thought's article - Vi Grj RMPk - relating her experience to recent projects."Undue Hardship" Under the ADA "Undue hardship" under the ADA means "significant difficulty or expense" for the employer.Factors the employer may consider in weighing undue hardship include: The standards for reasonable accommodation and undue hardship have proven difficult for courts to identify and apply uniformly.Courts around the country also disagree on this issue, and until Congress or the Supreme Court offers greater clarification, many accommodation disputes will likely end up in court. The ADA prohibits employers from engaging in a broad range of discriminatory conduct on the basis of an employee's disability.Employers may not: In addition, an employer must make "reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability." Congress might have stopped with this language, and allowed employers and the courts to determine what steps the "reasonable accommodation" standard requires.

Every day, he takes the train for two hours to the elegant Belgrano district to make the rounds with his wife and a shopping cart. It is horrible, but at 53 who is going to give me a job," he asked as he sifted carefully through the garbage in front of upscale buildings and stores.In passing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990, Congress attempted to level the playing field for disabled workers.The ADA requires employers to make reasonable accommodations so that workers with disabilities can secure and retain employment.By requiring employers to make reasonable accommodations, the ADA has had a positive effect on the placement of disabled individuals in the workforce, and has raised the consciousness of U. employers while reducing discrimination against the disabled.The language of the ADA, however, is not precise as to the "accommodations" that an employer is required to make for disabled persons during hiring and employment.