Most jobs require daily attendance, but is daily attendance always required? Don’t most jobs allow time off for workers with good reasons? Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, workers are entitled to time off as part of treatment for a disability. Yet, there are cases that state otherwise. See, e.g., Rogers v. Marine Terminals, Inc.
Reassignment is a Possible Accommodation
By Thomas J. Crane on
Posted in Discrimination
The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed its own precedent. It has held that the Americans with Disabilities Act may require reassignment accommodation involving transfer into a position, rather than just allowing the employee with a disability to apply for the position. It is a rare case where reassignment would be the appropriate…