When dealing with a potential disability leave, there are do’s and don’ts for helping employees stay at work. Even though each situation is unique, there are a number of best practices for helping employees through reasonable accommodations. Here’s a comprehensive look at what makes a stay-at-work accommodation a success.
DO provide assistance. The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) broadened the range of qualifying disabilities. Because of this, employers should scrutinize absences for compliance with the ADAAA before an employee is terminated. Employers that don’t investigate accommodations can expose themselves to legal action.
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