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Detroit Partner Discusses Employee Leave Under the ADA


Employees who aren't covered under federal and state family and medical leave laws may be eligible for leave as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In an interview with SHRM, partner Susan Hiser explains that “…how much leave should be granted as a reasonable accommodation must occur on a case-by-case basis through an interactive dialogue with the employee, which is known as the interactive process.” In the interview, Susan also lays out a number of questions employers should consider when assessing whether to grant employee leave extensions.

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