Is attendance at one’s job an "essential function" of the job? That is a critical issue if a worker encounters illnesses and treatment that require time away from work. If everyday attendance is required for every job, then an injured worker who needs time off would not be protected by the ADA. Because, that

Many employers have implemented so-called no-fault attendance policies in which employees are charged with a day of leave regardless of the reason for the leave.  Once, the employee accumulates enough absent days, s/he will be fired.  Such leave policies, however, conflict, with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Under the ADA, when an employee requests an