5 reasonable accommodation pitfalls to avoid

Litigation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been on the rise in recent years and will likely continue to increase. One area of ADA compliance fueling the increase is the duty to reasonably accommodate employees' disabilities. While most employers are aware they have a duty to accommodate the disabilities of qualified individuals, many struggle with the specifics of when an accommodation is required and how the accommodation process should work from a legal perspective. To help you avoid ending up on the wrong side of an ADA lawsuit, here is a list of the five most common pitfalls employers face when dealing with the ADA's reasonable accommodation requirements.

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