When you ask for an accommodation, you need to be careful what you ask for. Because, you just might get it. That is an old saying and it applies to the decision in Dillard v. City of Austin, 837 F.3d 557 (5th Cir. 2016). Derrick Dillard worked for the City of Austin. He was

There are more and more veteran needing the use of a service dog. A trained service dog will perform several tasks of a veteran suffering from PTSD:

  • Watch your back. This is critical to a veteran who constantly looks over his/her shoulder for perceived danger.
  • Place himself between the veteran and others who come too

 What are the most costly Human Resources errors?  The good folks at Delaware Employment Blog mention four:

  •  Failure to engage in the interactive process required by the Americans with Disabilities Act

That is, Ms. DiBianca refers to HR’s failure to adequately consider requests for accommodation.  The employee need not mention the word "accommodation."  The employee