The federal Americans with Disabilities Act protects private and public employees from being discriminated against in the workplace based on a known disability. It not only makes disability discrimination illegal, but it also includes an express requirement that employers make reasonable accommodations for workers with disabilities.
Okay, so employers are required to make reasonable accommodations. But what are reasonable accommodations and for whom exactly do they have to be made? Let's turn to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for answers the agency's these questions.