Does the duty of reasonable accommodation require the same level of accommodation from every employer with respect to a given disability? Explain.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 4, 2020, 2:22 am ad1c9bdddf
With Federal employment laws, such as the American with Disabilities Act, universal application may not always be feasible. With the ADA, employers must provide "reasonable accommodation" to alter a disabled employee's job. But what is "reasonable" in one work environment may not be in another.
The term "reasonable accommodation" is used to stipulate that employers must adjust working conditions (such as hours, how a task is performed and environment) to an employee with a disability that is protected under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). This solution explains that every employer is not required to provide the same level of accommodation. There is a reference included for the ADA employment laws, which supports that what is a reasonable accommodation (in regards to cost and overall effectiveness) and how it is not "universal" to all employment situations. There are 140 words and a reference.