Featured Case: Undue Hardship Defense Under the ADA

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Appropriate Use of the Undue Hardship Defense Under the ADA

By Lana L. Rupprecht, Esq., Assistant Vice President and Senior Product Compliance Counsel, Reliance Matrix; Marti Cardi, Esq., Independent Senior Compliance Consultant, Reliance Matrix

Do you know what constitutes an undue hardship when an employee asks for an accommodation that falls under the Americans with Disabilities Act? Legal experts encourage employers to be careful in their evaluations and creative with suggested alternatives before using this defense.

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