JAN’s Accommodation and Compliance Series is designed to help employers determine effective accommodations and comply with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Each publication in the series addresses a specific medical condition and provides information about the condition, ADA information, accommodation ideas, and resources for additional information.
The University of Texas System will make reasonable workplace accommodation for any applicant or employee with a disability that does not constitute an undue hardship. System Administration to nondiscrimination in the employment of persons with disabilities. Medical and disability-related records will be maintained separately and will be accessible only to authorized personnel.
Job postings will include a statement that a reasonable workplace accommodation may be requested by contacting the Office of Employee Services. If a reasonable workplace accommodation is implemented, the Office of Employee Services will periodically confer with the employee with the disability to determine the continuing need for the accommodation.
An employee who believes that he or she has been denied a reasonable accommodation, discriminated against on the basis of disability, or retaliated against due to an accommodation request may submit a complaint to the Office of Employee Services or may initiate a grievance in accordance with INT123, .
8.1 An employee requesting an accommodation should notify his or her immediate supervisor as soon as practical and provide information on the nature of the disability.
System Administration to provide equal access and opportunity to applicants and employees having a known physical or mental impairment as defined under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, or the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act. 4.1 Reasonable accommodation will be made unless departmental management can demonstrate that doing so would cause an undue hardship for the U. All offices and individuals responsible for reviewing and analyzing the request will maintain the confidentiality of all medical and disability-related information concerning applicants and employees.
System prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in all aspects of the application process and the employment relationship. 4.2 A department head who believes that a requested accommodation would constitute undue hardship must submit a written statement of explanation.
Its principal role is to administer the pensions for employees of the National Health Service, Teachers', Police and Firefighters' schemes in Scotland.
The coverage and requirements of the WFEA, ADA and Rehabilitation Act are similar, so the following pages describe the general definitions, terms and reasonable accommodations under all three.
This article is devoted to disability and reasonable accommodation after a person is employed.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Amendments Act of 2008 was signed into law on September 25, 2008 and becomes effective January 1, 2009.
Because this law makes several significant changes, including changes to the definition of the term "disability," the EEOC will be evaluating the impact of these changes on this document and other publications.