Indianapolis, IN asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Kentucky

Q: My employer is requiring work from home but not providing necessities to safely perform duties. This wasn’t required

when I took the job 3 1/2 years ago. It’s a huge world wide organization and there are other employees still working in office just not my department. Can they require me to take the hit financially by trying to wire in internet along with paying for a desk and chair, etc? A part of me feel that it’s because of my age and health issues that they don’t want to just offer unemployment (although I would rather continue to just work in office daily).

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Yes. As long as they make reasonable accommodation for you to work from home.

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