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Atkins v. City of Los Angeles, No. B257890 (February 14, 2017)

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The Heavy Burden of Light Duty in California: Court Assesses Multi-Million Dollar Disability Award

Ogletree Deakins • April 18, 2017
Many employers offer light duty programs to employees who are temporarily disabled. Reasonable accommodation obligations imposed by California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) may come into play when administering such programs. A recent California appellate court case, Atkins v. City of Los Angeles, No. B257890 (February 14, 2017), provides important lessons regarding light duty accommodations for employers.