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Reassignment as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA
Posted on 15 Sep 2015 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

by Mark G. Jeffries I was recently asked if an employer has to assign a qualified employee with a disability to a vacant position as part of the employer’s duty to reasonably accommodate the disability. The employer believed that, if he had a... Read More

Reassignment as Reasonable Accommodation: Mandatory or Not?
Posted on 12 Mar 2012 by Jon Hyman

Earlier this month, I wrote about the ADA and hiring preferences , pointing out that the disability discrimination laws do not prevent an employer from giving a hiring preference to a disabled job applicant by creating a cause for action in favor of a... Read More

  • Blog Post: Reassignment as Reasonable Accommodation: Mandatory or Not?

    Earlier this month, I wrote about the ADA and hiring preferences , pointing out that the disability discrimination laws do not prevent an employer from giving a hiring preference to a disabled job applicant by creating a cause for action in favor of a non-disabled applicant or employee. What happens...
  • Blog Post: Reassignment as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA

    by Mark G. Jeffries I was recently asked if an employer has to assign a qualified employee with a disability to a vacant position as part of the employer’s duty to reasonably accommodate the disability. The employer believed that, if he had a vacant position and the disabled employee was qualified...