• Supreme Court Adopts New Standard for Cases Under the Americans with Disabilities Act Which Involve Seniority Systems and Requests for Reasonable Accommodations
  • July 23, 2003 | Author: Stanley Pietrusiak
  • Law Firm: Bracewell & Giuliani LLP - San Antonio Office
  • On April 29, 2002, a divided United States Supreme Court held that employers are entitled to a rebuttable presumption that a disabled employee's accommodation request under the ADA is unreasonable if it conflicts with the job assignment rules of an employer's seniority system.