Are time limits different in reasonable adjustment cases under disability discrimination laws and, if so in what way are they different?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 2 September 2014
Zelda Cunningham
Arthur Cox
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Section 16 of the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2012 (the “Acts”) requires an employer to take appropriate measures where needed to allow a person with a disability (i) to have access to employment; (ii) to participate or advance in employment or (iii) to undergo training. Appropriate measures are defined in Section 16 of the Acts, and include the adaptation of premises and equipment, patterns of working time, distribution of tasks or the provision of training or integration resources. The duty to provide appropriate measures or reasonable accommodation for employees with disabilities should not impose a disproportionate burden on the employer, and does not require an employer to recruit,

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