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A Research Study: Workplace Accommodations

A research study called, Workplace Accommodations: Low Cost, High Impact, conducted by JAN last year found when making reasonable accommodations:

• 56% of U.S. employers surveyed had zero accommodation cost

• 37% typically incurred a one-time expenditure of approximately $600 to accommodate an employee with a disability.

• For every $1 spend on an accommodation, participating companies realized more than $10 in benefits.

With the final EEOC regulations in place relative to the ADAAA and its’ focus on accommodations, these findings are more important than ever.

Nadine

This information should not be construed as "legal advice" for a particular set of facts or circumstances.  It is intended only to be a practical guide for participants familiar with this subject.  Users should seek appropriate legal advice tailored to address their specific situation.