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The Travails of the Telecommuting Accommodation

Author: Tracey E. Diamond

7/20/2016

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The Travails of the Telecommuting Accommodation

Q: An employee has asked to work from home because of his disability. Do I have to provide him with that option?

A: With technology making it easier than ever for people to work remotely, more employers are seeing requests to offer telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation of a disability. But, depending on the job, telecommuting may not be the best option, or even an option at all.