As the COVID-19 outbreak begins to subside, many employers are preparing to call employees back to the workplace. What’s the best way to go about it? And can you now refuse to let employees work from home as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) even though they may have been teleworking for upwards of an entire year?
Telework Set-Ups ‘Weren’t Perfect’
Many employers turned to telework during the COVID-19 pandemic. Often they will tell you the arrangements “weren’t perfect” but were necessary to survive the unprecedented circumstances.