disability-based reasonable accommodation

An Illinois manufacturer of steel castings for the rail industry was just sued by the EEOC for allegedly violating the ADA.  The EEOC alleges that the company illegally asks job
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Must an employee who needs an accommodation (disability-related) actually request it?  Or must the employer be “clairvoyant” and infer such a request from the circumstances of the case?

Not an
Continue Reading “If You Don’t Ask, You DO Get” — Must An Employer Accommodate An Employee Even If She Does Not Ask For An Accommodation?

Having an HR department, or at least someone knowledgeable about the anti-discrimination laws, is something we have always counseled as part of our “preventive law” program.   A knowledgeable HR officer
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