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    Reasonable accommodation for religion and disability

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    Under law, employers must meet reasonable accommodation expectations concerning religion and disability.

    What, specifically and succinctly, are these expectations?

    Who enforces these expectations?

    Provide two specific private sector workplace examples of reasonable accommodations from your readings/research (stating employers by name) one for religion and one for disability.

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    Reasonable accommodation

    Reasonable accommodation is required when considering employees with different needs. Two of these are religious and disability. Reasonable accommodation refers to the hiring based on qualifications where a company must meet certain demands and cannot discriminate because of those needed demands begin met. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces these rules, following guidance, where needed, by the courts. Many of these accommodations come because of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990(ADA). Other acts that help define are the Family Leave Act and the upgraded ADA (ADA Amendments, 2008).(ada.gov)

    Disability

    Employers cannot discriminate if the person is disabled if there can be reasonable accommodation made for the person. These might include modifications of work stations or schedules that are modified for the worker. Some companies restructure jobs to meet the needs of the disabled. The companies must also adjust the application process for qualified applicants. Barriers have to be limited in work areas or in break areas. These may include physical or time barriers. Modifications might include job processes, brail instructions or modified training on equipment, ...

    Solution Summary

    A review of the two reasonable accommodation sections in the assignment.

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