My Employer Rejected My Request for Reasonable Accommodation

When an employer rejects an employee’s suggested reasonable accommodation, it must come up with alternatives. An employer’s participation in the interactive process means more than simply meeting with an employee and rejecting her requested accommodation. To participate in “good faith” during the interactive process, an employer must suggest reasonable accommodations when it rejects an employee’s […]

Telecommuting As A Reasonable Accommodation

In 2008 Congress passed the Americans With Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA) to strengthen the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Congress intended to make it easier for individuals with disabilities seeking protection. By meeting the legal definition, employees and applicants are entitled to reasonable accommodation if necessary unless it causes an undue hardship or burden on […]