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A HR Director for a medium size public corporation. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act are the following employees entitled to a "reasonable accommodation" and, if so, what would be "reasonable":

1. An executive secretary who suffers profound hearing impairment.
2. A current employee seeking promotion to shift leader on the shipping floor. He suffers from tinnitus. (A sound in one ear or both ears, such as buzzing, ringing, or whistling, occurring without an external stimulus and usually caused by a specific condition, such as an ear infection, the use of certain drugs, a blocked auditory tube or canal, or a head injury.
3. An employee returning from temporary disability due to a work related injury seeks to return to his old job as a delivery van driver. In the accident he lost his left leg.
4. An applicant for a sales position suffers from Agoraphobia (Definition of Agoraphobia === Fear of open spaces. A condition characterized by an irrational fear of public or open spaces)

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DISABILITY UNDER THE ADA

A HR Director for a medium size public corporation. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act are the following employees entitled to a "reasonable accommodation" and, if so, what would be "reasonable":

According to the ADA 1990 http://www.eeoc.gov "A qualified employee or applicant with a disability is an individual who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the job in question. Reasonable accommodation may include, but is not limited to:
? Making existing facilities used by employees readily accessible to and usable by persons with ...

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This solution discusses examples in relation to the applicability of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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