Toccoa, GA asked in Employment Law for Georgia

Q: If I accept a job offer and the job requires rotating shifts .i have a disability that will not allow me to work those

hours do they have to accommodate me

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Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
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A: More information is needed to answer your questions. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, an employer is required to engage in an interactive process to attempt to come up with a reasonable accommodation that allows you to perform the essential functions of your position but does not cause an undue burden to the employer. You should start with getting a letter from your doctor requesting an accommodation in the form of an exemption from the requirement that you rotate shifts. Depending on your employer's response, you should contact an employment law attorney in your area to discuss your options.

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