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How should HR deal with accommodation requests?
Employment Law

How should HR deal with accommodation requests?

By September 5, 2018 June 20th, 2019 No Comments

In order for the duty to accommodate to be triggered, an employee must have a legitimate reason for making such an accommodation request. For instance, if a worker claims to have a disability, he/she must present medical evidence of this disability. Similarly, if the accommodation request is based on a religious requirement, the employee must truly be a practitioner of that faith – and the religious requirement must be real, not fabricated. The need must be compelling.
So, what are the steps for approving the duty to accommodate in regards to religion?

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