Federal law says companies with 15 or more workers have to provide "reasonable accommodations" to disabled workers, unless it would cause the company "undue hardship." Newly updated guidelines from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission help explain those definitions and offer tips on how to comply.
The guide incorporates key Supreme Court decisions from 2002. Go to www.eeoc.gov/docs/accommodation. html. For an Americans with Disabil-ities Act primer, go to www.eeoc.gov/ ada/adahandbook.html.
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