ADA: Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation

Employees who are ineligible for or have exhausted federal or state FMLA may be still entitled to leave as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act or analogous state law. Any policy or practice of terminating employees who cannot return to work at the end of their Family Medical Leave or the end of a fixed period of time out of work is legally suspect and should not be followed without consulting counsel.
The following questions should be considered: