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ADA: No Need to Eliminate Essential Functions

April 26, 2013
Source: Business Management Daily

If a function is truly essential to a job, the employee isnít qualified for the job if his disabilities canít be accommodated. No job restructuring is required under the ADA. Recent case: Maurice wanted to become a head nurse. She has several disabilities that prevent her from lifting patients, sitting or standing in one position for more than 20 minutes at a time and pushing wheelchairs, stretchers or heavy carts. When the hospital refused to change the head nurse job description, she sued.

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