How To Respond To ADA Accommodation Requests

Law360, New York (May 21, 2012, 1:13 PM EDT) -- With the amendment to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) broadening the definition of “disability,” the focus in ADA matters has, of course, turned more and more to accommodation issues.

Some accommodation requests are easy to deal with. However, it is often unclear not only whether an accommodation can be made that will solve the issue without undue hardship, but also whether an accommodation is even needed.

This article addresses the steps an employer should take to be sure it is properly responding to accommodation requests....
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