Duty to Reasonably Accommodate – How far must an employer go?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 3 September 2019
Bernard Martin
A&L Goodbody

This month, Bernard Martin, a solicitor on the Employment Team at A&L Goodbody provides practical advice for employers on reasonably accommodating employees, informed by the commentary of the Supreme Court in the Nano Nagle decision.

  1. What is the duty to provide reasonable accommodation and where does it come from?
  2. What does this duty apply to?
  3. What exactly are "appropriate measures"?
  4. What factors are relevant when considering whether complying with this obligation constitutes a disproportionate burden?
  5. We have an employee with a disability returning to work, what do we need to do?
  6. Do we

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Bernard Martin
A&L Goodbody

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