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Valdez v. McGill (10th Cir. 2012)

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Court Confirms that Request for Additional Leave of an Unspecified Duration is Not a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA

Franczek Radelet P.C • March 07, 2012
When it comes to employee leaves of absences, compliance with the overlapping requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can challenge even the most seasoned of human resources professionals. A recent federal court case highlights some of the pitfalls awaiting employers when an employee asks for additional leave as an accommodation under the ADA. (Valdez v. McGill)