‘Job Restructuring’ as a Reasonable Accommodation in Federal Employment

In the first of two articles on job restructuring as a reasonable accommodation, the author explores how managers ascertain what an employee’s essential functions of his or her job position are, how to restructure a job position to accommodate an employee, and explores some cases that shed light on how the EEOC and federal courts look at these issues.

‘All in a Day’s Work’ at HUD

“Cupcakes embedded with nails served at an office potluck. A formal investigation launched after an employee posted her probation notice in the office restrooms.” These are some of the descriptions written by the judge issuing this decision which he referred to as “all in a day’s work” at the General Counsel’s office at HUD.