Sixth Circuit Rules Telecommuting may be a Reasonable Accommodation – Employee Benefit News

Sixth Circuit rules that telecommuting may be a reasonable accommodation – Articles – Employee Benefit News.

Under this precedent, an employer may be required to grant some degree of telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation. However, employers still may require regular attendance during regular working hours, even if that attendance is via telecommuting

The article notes the employee was terminated and had a history of irritable bowel syndrome.  Now this whole work from home thing is getting real interesting.

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