> ...never asked about "working w/out reasonable accommodations". ck: Is this an application for the public sector--ie, city, county, state, or fed government? That would explain the application's lingo. As a rule, private companies don't have to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) unless the company does business with the government. Then, some ADA statutes apply. So, as a rule again, people who need reasonable accommodations in order to do ("succeed at") the job are well-advised to work for the government, since it is mandated to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. One mandate is non-discrimination in employment--in hiring, advancement, and in treatment on the job. (Employer must have the company picnic in an accessible park, or arrange for some way to transport people with disabilities in a respectful manner. It happens...) Carol, typing 10 wpm with a drippy nose ----- Original Message ----- From: JimKandJulieB@xxxxxxx To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2006 10:20 AM Subject: [lit-ideas] Re: amazing employment application questions I had no idea that the question was related to the ADA. I am guessing that ADA is American Disabilities Act. Julie Krueger ========Original Message======== Subj: [lit-ideas] Re: amazing employment application questions Date: 6/6/06 12:00:14 P.M. Central Daylight Time From: judithevans1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent on: >Before I was a full-time Mom these absurdities were not >on the appications. Absurdities? (Was the ADA passed after you became a full-time Mom?) Judy Evans, Cardiff ----- Original Message ----- From: JimKandJulieB@xxxxxxx To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2006 4:49 AM Subject: [lit-ideas] Re: amazing employment application questions <<Getting the gist of "reasonable accommodations"? A little bit?>> It's getting clearer. Before I was a full-time Mom these absurdities were not on the appications. Btw, I type 120 wpm, thank you very much. Julie Krueger who has been told repeatedly that she is "over-qualified" for a job -- what the hell do they care??? If I'm over-qualified, I'm over-qualified, if I want the job and I can do it, give it to me! Julie Krueger Moving on to Taco Bell and McDonalds.