Rehabilitation Act of 1973

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 easy question, it turns out.  But according to a new decision from a federal court in Illinois, the employer US Postal Service had enough facts

The EEOC just announced in its new regulatory agenda and plan that it will propose rules to coordinate with the Labor and Justice Departments for charge and complaint handling procedures involving disability discrimination claims invoking the ADA as well as the Rehabilitation Act.

As if to underscore this announcement, the EEOC also announced that it