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Accommodation requests must be carefully considered

Thursday, August 25, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Nicole Simes

Stressed at work? Pressured? Feeling overwhelmed? You are not alone.

For many employees work is a constant source of worry. When this worry causes a mental health disability, like anxiety or depression, the employer needs to accommodate the employee to the point of undue hardship.

It is not easy for employees to overcome stigma and articulate their restrictions. Nor is understanding an employee’s needs and accommodating those needs in the workplace straightforward for employers. Despite the potential difficulty of this task, recently, the jurisprudence has imposed...