Tag: Reasonable Accommodation

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Special Delivery: Considerations for Pregnant Employees

June 13, 2023

Via: HR Hero

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA) makes it illegal for employers to discriminate against pregnant employees and requires reasonable accommodations for an employee’s known limitations related to pregnancy or childbirth. Let’s look at how the PDA and the PWFA […]


Case Study: Court Razes Architect’s Failure-to-Accommodate Suit

November 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The Georgia Court of Appeals recently upheld a trial court’s dismissal of an employee’s claim that his employer failed to accommodate his disability, holding that Georgia state law provided him no legal remedy. Facts In 2016, Lindsay Pope Brayfield & […]


Second Circuit Rules on ‘Qualified Individual’ Under Rehabilitation Act

November 1, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, whose decisions control in New York, recently ruled on whether an individual was qualified to receive the benefit of a reasonable accommodation during the pre-application testing process. Read on to understand […]

Research, Software

An accommodation has to make it possible to do the work, not avoid the work

January 29, 2019

Via: Omega HR Solutions

Because many employers are not well versed in the Americans with Disabilities Act there is often confusion on whether a request accommodation must be granted. The good news is that a requested accommodation does not have to be granted if […]

News, Research, Software

Is Telecommuting a Reasonable Accommodation?

May 11, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently heard a claim from an in-house lawyer who sued her employer for refusing to provide the accommodation she requested as a result of pregnancy-related complications. Facts “Miriam,” an […]