In the EEOC v. Ford Motor Company, the Sixth Circuit recently held that telecommuting could be a reasonable accommodation under the ADA for the employee at issue. Commentators have described the decision as everything from “ground breaking” to opening up the “flood gates” to telecommuting accommodation requests.
I am not surprised by the Sixth Circuit’s decision. I am a bit surprised by the reaction to it. Continue reading The 6th Circuit Decision on the ADA & Telecommuting: Important But Not Surprising