Duty to Reasonably Accommodate – How far must an employer go?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 3 September 2019
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.
- What is the duty to provide reasonable accommodation and where does it come from?
- What does this duty apply to?
- What exactly are "appropriate measures"?
- What factors are relevant when considering whether complying with this obligation constitutes a disproportionate burden?
- We have an employee with a disability returning to work, what do we need to do?
- Do we have to redistribute a disabled employee's duties, which s/he cannot undertake even with reasonable
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