Q: Is it legal for a prospective employer to not consider that individual for candidacy because of ADA accommodations?
If teleworking would be a reasonable accommodation for an individual, is it legal for a prospective employer to not consider that individual for candidacy because of said accommodation?
Example: if a job applicant meets qualifications, but would need to work remotely as an accommodation for an ADA protected disability, can the prospective employer eliminate the individual from the candidacy pool because they won't relocate for the job?
If so, why? How is it different from reasonable accommodation once the individual is an employee?
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