reasonable accommodation


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reasonable accommodation

An employer's responsibility to provide necessary workplace changes in reassignment, equipment modification, devices, training materials, interpreters, and other adjustments for disabled employees.
See also: accommodation
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The Supreme Court granted the employer's motion, determining that there was no reasonable accommodation that would allow Jacobsen to spend time at any construction site.
(95) However, because the plaintiff refused to consent to a clean up of his apartment, the reasonable accommodation request of his representative failed.
To be entitled to a reasonable accommodation, a DA civilian employee must be a "qualified individual with a disability" as defined in the ADA and, by incorporation, in the Rehab Act.
Based on these findings, it was concluded that employers did not understand their obligation to provide a reasonable accommodation for a documented physical or mental impairment.
The "interactive process" typically starts after a hiring decision has been made, because an employer may not address disabilities during the hiring process, unless an applicant has an obvious disability, has disclosed the disability, or has asked for a reasonable accommodation. After an employer extends a conditional offer, it may require an applicant to undertake an exam to demonstrate the ability to meet the physical requirements of the job.
To be protected under the ADA and receive a reasonable accommodation, you must be a qualified individual with a disability.
Reasonable accommodation generally depends on the circumstances, including an analysis of the size of the program, its overall budget compared to the potential cost of an accommodation, the potential disruption to a program's central services that might be caused by the requested accommodation, and other factors.
The viewer gains a cursory understanding of the major mental illness categories, essential functions, reasonable accommodations, undue hardships, disclosure requirements, and employee harassment implications.
These individuals are entitled to reasonable accommodation, if their intellectual disability substantially limits them in one or more major life activities.
Stratford Greens Garden Apartments, (15) the Second Circuit decided that, if a landlord has a policy of not accepting Section 8 vouchers from tenants, it is not a reasonable accommodation within the meaning of the FHAA to require that landlord to accept a Section 8 voucher from a disabled potential tenant, even if that potential tenant's need for the voucher is the product of his or her disability.
Reasonable accommodation is defined as any change or adjustment to a job or work environment that permits a qualified applicant or employee to participate in the interview process, perform the job or simply enjoy the same benefit or opportunity of people without disabilities.