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Baby Got Back...Problems? A Brief Foray Into Reasonable Accommodations with the ADA and ADAA - Labor and Employment Law News

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Posted on: Mar 20, 2019

Intro by Alix Vollmer, Residential Warranty Services Inc.

Today’s employment world is a world where employers are adjusting their generally rigid standards to entice a newer generation into employment. While it is not uncommon today to see employers offer paternity leave, mental health days, welcome medicinal marijuana patients, and offer other enticements to its employees, one realm that continues to cause confusion among employers and employees alike are reasonable accommodations under the American Disabilities Act.

The ADA, passed in 1990, made it illegal to discriminate against any qualified person with a disability and required employers to offer 'reasonable accommodations' to those who fell under the ADA. Employers could reasonably accommodate the employee/applicant by enacting one of the following here.

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