Irvington, NJ asked in Employment Law for New Jersey

Q: Is it legal for employer to ask employee to reapply for ada accommodation without a medical reason?

3 years ago, The Boss's boss gave employee ada accommodation for permanent impairment. 2 years ago, the Boss's boss left the company.

After 3 years, without medical reason, the Boss informs employee to get a medical inquiry form updated by the doctor. The Boss informs the employee to return the medical information back directly to the Boss as he seeks justification.

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A: Employers are permitted to seek "recertification" paperwork, i.e. updated doctors' restrictions explaining the need for the accommodation, for all accommodation requests, whether new or outstanding. These recertification requests can occur periodically throughout the course of your employment (often once per year).

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