HR Answers: Mental health accommodations

What are employees’ and employers’ rights under the ADA?

How can employers address mental health at work and help employees?

A great place to start is making sure you—and your CU’s supervisors—are up-to-date on the Americans With Disabilities Act and employees’ rights to request reasonable accommodations for mental health issues. The Department of Labor suggests a few accommodations to consider:

  • telecommuting;
  • scheduling flexibility, including part-time work hours, job sharing, adjustments in the start or end of work hours, compensation time and/or “make up” of missed time;


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