Accommodations Beyond Job Performance = Compliance and Inclusion

November 9th, 2017

Most people know that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires covered employers to provide reasonable accommodations so employees with disabilities can perform the essential functions of their jobs. However, people are not always so clear about other reasons employers might have to provide accommodations.

One of the questions we get at JAN over and over is whether an employer must provide an accommodation for an employee who is adequately performing his job. The answer is a resounding yes! There are many situations in which an employer must consider accommodations even though an employee is able to perform all job duties. Go to JAN E-News for examples that apply to the workplace and the classroom.