SOC 402 Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace

SOC 402 Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace

SOC 402 Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace

Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace. 1st Post Due by Day 3. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) requires an employer to provide “reasonable accommodation” to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment, unless to do so would cause undue hardship. Please refer to the “Understanding Your Employment Rights Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): A Guide for Veterans” publication and the America’s Heroes at Work video to help you answer the questions below.
What specific physical and emotional challenges do the increasing number of disabled veterans face in the workplace?
What reasonable accommodations could disabled veterans legally request to address these challenges?
There are other groups that are also protected by the ADA. Does the law protect each of the groups listedbelow?
What types of accommodations might be requested for each group?
o The aging workforce
o Blind and/or deaf workers o New mothers


Since the Great Recession, the number of Americans living below the poverty line has __________.

Which of the following is a semiperiphery nation?

Regarding economic status, 23.5 million U.S. residents—1 in 13 people—live in areas without __________.

If a boss asks his employees to recommend individuals who are qualified for a job in the company, the employees will typically think of someone who is the same race, ethnicity, and gender. This is an example of __________.

Michael and his brother are baby boomers who have decided to stay in the workforce until they are 72 years old. This scenario exemplifies a __________ socioeconomic trend.

About 1 in 6 workers in the United States today is __________.

The Americans with Disabilities Act states that employers must __________.

__________ focuses on the way in which individuals manage their social and work environments.

In 2009, researchers found that more than 80% of urban undocumented workers in low-wage occupations had experienced __________.

Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act requires employers to accommodate workers’ religious needs unless doing so __________.