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March 3, 2016 • Articles

Managing Reasonable Accommodations

Lucky we live Hawaii, where diversity is a fact of life. But when it comes to diversity in the workforce, it takes more than luck to make it work. Employers must juggle the interests of various protected classes of employees, even when they clash, such as, for example, religious interests vs. Lesbian Gay Bisexual and/or Transgender (LGBT) interests. Recent court rulings show that employers need to prepare for these clashes or pay in litigation. Anna Elento-Sneed and Trisha Gibo discuss the issues that can set up the “Battle of Reasonable Accommodations.”

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