More excellent comments and helpful suggestions have poured in from knowledgeable readers relating to ourpost of April 15th (and from April 28th) about an optical store in Michigan which agreed to settle a lawsuit for $53,000 under the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”).

Apparently it denied a request made by an optician with anxiety and

The EEOC just announced in its new regulatory agenda and plan that it will propose rules to coordinate with the Labor and Justice Departments for charge and complaint handling procedures involving disability discrimination claims invoking the ADA as well as the Rehabilitation Act.

As if to underscore this announcement, the EEOC also announced that it