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DFEH CHARGED SAN DIEGO CREDIT UNION WITH FAILING TO ACCOMMODATE DISABLED EMPLOYEE

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) requires employers with five or more on payroll to engage in an “interactive process” with a worker requesting disability-related accommodation. The employer must have timely, good faith and ongoing discussions to explore if and how to reasonably accommodate the  physically or mentally disabled worker’s ability to perform the essential functions of his or her job. Failure to do so can be a costly error.

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Employee Management Tips: Fair Hiring Practices

Reasonable Accommodation and Disability Discrimination Discrimination by non-governmental employers against physically or mentally disabled persons has only been illegal for less than 20 years.  However, the area tends to be highly technical. California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing website might make appear that the issues are straightforward.  Sometimes they are. The site states that […]

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