Don't be too quick to deny that reasonable accommodation request

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities. It also requires that employers provide reasonable accommodations to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to successfully perform the essential functions of their jobs. While that seems clear-cut, court interpretations of those principles are anything but clear-cut, in part because the recent ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) expanded the list of medical conditions that may qualify as disabilities and the modifications that constitute "reasonable" accommodations. Read More...