Questions concerning the relationship between the ADA and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are examined as they affect leave and modified schedules.
Reassignment issues addressed include who is entitled to reassignment and the extent to which an employer must search for a vacant position.
Reasonable accommodations must be provided to qualified employees regardless of whether they work part- time or full-time, or are considered "probationary." Generally, the individual with a disability must inform the employer that an accommodation is needed. For a further discussion of this issue, see Question 31, infra. "[W]ith or without reasonable accommodation" includes, if necessary, reassignment to a vacant position.
to call a relay service operator who can then place the telephone call and relay the conversation between the parties. The Court explained that "in ordinary English the word 'reasonable' does not mean 'effective.' It is the word 'accommodation,' not the word 'reasonable,' that conveys the need for effectiveness." Id. A TTY is a device that permits individuals with hearing and speech impairments to communicate by telephone. Reasonable accommodation removes workplace barriers for individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodation is available to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. Motto: "Whatever." The accommodating style is one of sacrifice, selflessness and low assertiveness.You are willing to give up just about everything in order to preserve the relationship with the other party.