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Interactive Process in Housing and Public Accommodations

In New York, federal, state and local laws protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace, at their residence, and in public accommodations. One scenario the agencies charged with enforcement of these laws sometimes see involves an individual who was terminated from his job, or evicted from her apartment, after making a request for a reasonable accommodation. When an employee with a disability makes a request for a reasonable accommodation, the employer is obligated under New York law to initiate a dialogue with the employee about the request called an interactive process.

Read more: http://www.newyorklawjournal.com/id=1202722162500/Interactive-Process-in-Housing-and-Public-Accommodations#ixzz3WGyc9tjw

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