A recent Connecticut Appellate Court case provides helpful reminders that regular, reliable attendance can be an essential function of many jobs; and eliminating an essential job function is not a reasonable accommodation.
The 4th Circuit has reaffirmed its position that regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of most jobs.
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