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Marginal Functions

The modification and/or removal of marginal functions from a position is an example of a reasonable accommodation. Essential functions are those job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation.

From The ADA: Your Responsibilities as an Employer by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission -

Factors to consider in determining if a function is essential include:

Your judgment as to which functions are essential, and a written job description prepared before advertising or interviewing for a job will be considered by EEOC as evidence of essential functions. Other kinds of evidence that EEOC will consider include:

 



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