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EEOC Files First ADA Reasonable Accommodation Lawsuit Related to COVID-19 and Working From Home

Sep 13, 2021

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has long taken the position that an employer must allow an employee with an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) covered disability to work from home as a reasonable accommodation if the essential job functions can be effectively performed at home, and working from home will not cause undue hardship. Some jobs, naturally, cannot be performed at home, e.g., assembly-line worker, waiter, cashier, etc. (Read More)

Article By: Phillips B. Phillips Foley & Lardner LLP

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