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Tips to Finding a Resolution For Scent Disabilities

Carol Keough May 20, 2013

Everyday somewhere in the United States an employee asks his employer for a reasonable accomodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  When the Act was amended, disabilities were more broadly interpreted to include employees who have allergic reactions including breathing and coughing problems when exposed to a variety of fragrances or other chemical scents… Continue Reading »

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Employee Job Descriptions Can Make a Difference in Whether the Employer Has Potential Liability Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Carol Keough November 8, 2012

Even with a disability, a person must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.  For example, if an employee is hired to do deliveries, one of the essential functions of the job is driving.  If a person has a disability and cannot drive, then that person… Continue Reading »

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