Recall our post concerning the claims of the acrophobic bridge worker and incontinent court reporter that rotating through job assignments was not an essential function of their jobs.    Now comes a “Resource Coordinator” seeking a straight day shift as an accommodation to her disability and claims that working rotating shifts is not an essential function

Employers challenged with scheduling modifications due to reasonable accommodation requests under the ADA, intermittent leave requests under the FMLA, and paid sick leave requests in some jurisdictions, but looking to increase their profitability, might want to keep an eye on H.R. 4106, the Working Families Flexibility Act (WFFA).

Introduced in the House of Representatives on