Managing Employee Accommodation Requests

April 14, 2021 at 8:30am9:30am

Leave, telecommuting, schedule changes, and workplace and policy modifications are among the many accommodations employers may be required to consider. It is important for employers to recognize the situations that might trigger an obligation to accommodate and their rights and obligations when it comes to responding to an accommodation request. In this session, Betty Olivier will provide an overview of the various issues an employer must navigate in this area, including who is entitled to an accommodation, what it means to engage in the interactive process, the laws that apply to workplace accommodations, and how the courts and agencies interpret those laws and define reasonable accommodations.

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