Tag: Reasonable Accommodation

Teleworking as a Reasonable Accommodation is an Essential Right Granted to the Federal Employee

By on November 28, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Teleworking as a Reasonable Accommodation is an Essential Right Granted to the Federal Employee

Telework can be a reasonable accommodation provided to federal employees. The author looks at a court decision that illustrates how it can apply.

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The EEOC Continues to Expand Upon Protections to Disabled Government Workers

By on November 19, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The EEOC Continues to Expand Upon Protections to Disabled Government Workers

A recent court case illustrates how an obscure law can help protect federal employees from disability discrimination.

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What Happens When I Cannot Do My Job Even With a Reasonable Accommodation?

By on October 22, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What Happens When I Cannot Do My Job Even With a Reasonable Accommodation?

In order to be entitled to a reasonable accommodation, you need to be a qualified disabled employee, but what does it mean to be “qualified?”

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Did You Know that Federal Employees Can Request Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation?

By on October 2, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Did You Know that Federal Employees Can Request Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation?

Federal employees can request different types of leave as a reasonable accommodation. These are some of the scenarios and how they can protect your job.

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Strong Protections Still Exist for Disabled Employees in the Federal Workplace

By on August 28, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Strong Protections Still Exist for Disabled Employees in the Federal Workplace

The federal government strives to be a model employer for disabled employees. The author says Reasonable Accommodation is one area where it excels.

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‘Job Restructuring’ as a Reasonable Accommodation in Federal Employment (Part 2)

By on September 1, 2016 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments

In the second of two series of articles on job restructuring as a reasonable accommodation, the author explores how job restructuring could affect other employees besides the disabled person being accommodated, and examines the limitations on the burden that an agency may place on other employees.

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‘Job Restructuring’ as a Reasonable Accommodation in Federal Employment

By on August 25, 2016 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments

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.

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Agencies Drag Feet in Providing Reasonable Accommodations for Fed Employees

Carol Brown’s case is not precedential, but it raises many of the disability discrimination issues federal employees commonly raise.

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Reasonable Accommodation and Attendance

By on November 14, 2011 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The Americans with Disabilities Act requires an agency to reasonably accommodate the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified employee with a disability. But how does this factor into an employee’s attendance at work?

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EEOC Finds DoD Liable for Not Reassigning Disabled Employee as an Accommodation

By on May 26, 2010 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

In a recent decision, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission affirmed an Administrative Judge’s decision finding the Department of Defense liable for illegal disability discrimination.

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