In the Seventh Circuit, ADA reassignment
controversy has primarily concerned whether and when ADA reassignment
should trump an employer's best-qualified selection policy.
At the same time, however, reassignment
remains very much
Still, Kuczynski stresses that reassignment
is "an accommodation of last resort," only to be considered if there is no way of accommodating the disabled person within the confines of his current position.
Even though Schmidt was unaware of any professional disagreement with the Benjamin standards of care, except for those who consider sex reassignment
unethical, he claimed that those standards were merely guidelines.
comes at a time when the department is moving in a new direction toward growth and opportunity," Barry said in an interview.
surgery, commonly known as a sex-change operation, is given to people who are convinced they are of the wrong anatomical sex.
Trinity Real Estate is appealing a bankruptcy court judge's legal blow to landlords issued last year, when he ruled against Trinity's efforts to retain profits from the reassignment
of a bankrupt dot-com's lease.
If disabled employees cannot be accommodated in their current positions, employers should consider reassignment
to jobs they can perform.
1 ensures constant availability of data across a SAN, enhances network-server bandwidth, and permits dynamic LUN assignment and reassignment
of storage resources without server restarts.
1999), in which it concluded that, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), an employee is entitled to reasonable accommodation in the form of reassignment
to a vacant position, even though a better qualified candidate is available for that same position.
Concerning the employer's duty to offer reassignment
as a form of reasonable accommodation, the EEOC says the employee must be qualified for a position to which reassignment
They become preoccupied with getting rid of primary and secondary sex characteristics, and may request hormonal treatment or sex reassignment
surgery (DSM-IV: Criterion B).