Category Archives: Reasonable Accommodation

First Circuit Holds that Employee’s Failure to Link Disability to Request for Reasonable Accommodation Results in Judgment for Employer

Nationwide  Life Insurance Company, upon offering a new product to its clients, informed employees that they would have over a year to pass certain licensing exams.   After employee Mark Jones repeatedly failed to pass the exam and just a few … Continue reading

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First Circuit Adopts “Totality of the Circumstances” Approach to Reasonable Accommodation Analysis

Most employers know by now that they have an obligation to reasonably accommodate employees’ religious beliefs, but determining just what constitutes a reasonable accommodation for an employee’s religious beliefs can be a tricky issue for employers.  A recent case decided … Continue reading

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