7th Circuit Lacks Conviction for Police Officer’s ADA Claim

Oct 14, 2015

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers may be required to offer reasonable accommodations to qualified employees. Whether an accommodation seems reasonable often is in the eyes of the beholder. A recent opinion from the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin—reminds employers that when it comes to providing a reasonable accommodation, it doesn’t have to result in highway robbery.

The complete article originally appeared on HR.BLR.com.

This article was written by Kelly Smith Haley who is a partner at Fox, Swibel, Levin & Carroll, LLP, and an editor of the Illinois Employment Law Letter. She can be reached at ksmithhaley@fslc.com.