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Eric Welter Quoted in Article on Disability Law for Small Business

Published on April 30, 2014

Article by Mark Hendricks Shares Key Points on ADA, FMLA Compliance for Small Business Owners

Herndon, VA (April 30, 2014) – Eric Welter, founder and president of Welter Law Firm, P.C. (Welter) was quoted in “What You Probably Don’t Know About the Disability Law,” an article for small business owners published in American Express OPEN Forum.

Recent EEOC definitions mean that small employers need to be especially careful about ADA and FMLA compliance. Author Mark Hendricks discusses the increasingly complex range of factors that determine what is, and is not, considered a disability today under the law. What many business owners don’t know is that ADA applies to businesses with as few as 15 employees, as Eric Welter points out.

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What You Probably Don’t Know About the Disability Law

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About Welter:

Welter Law Firm, P.C. (Welter) is a national employment law and litigation firm headquartered in Herndon, VA within the greater Washington, D.C. region, with regional offices in Austin, TX and Los Angeles/Burbank, CA. Serving a wide range of national and regional clients, the firm’s practice includes employment law, affirmative action and OFCCP compliance, complex litigation and class actions. The firm’s founder, Eric A. Welter, was named to the 2014 and 2015 Super Lawyers in Virginia/West Virginia. For more information, please visit


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