Disabilities (ADA): Tennessee
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Emily Shoda and Michelle Barrett Falconer, Littler
- In addition to the federal antidiscrimination laws, Tennessee employers must comply with the state antidiscrimination law, the Tennessee Disability Act (formerly the Tennessee Handicap Act). See Tennessee Disability Act.
- An employer with 15 or more employees is required to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth or a related medical condition. See Pregnancy Accommodations.
- Tennessee permits the use of medical marijuana under very limited circumstances. See Medical Marijuana.