Everything You Need to Know About Reasonable Accommodations

This workshop is designed to provide both employers and employees with a working knowledge relating to the providing of reasonable accommodations in the workplace.


This workshop has been approved for 1 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward California, GPHR, HRBP, HRMP, PHR and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute as well as 1 PDC credit for SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

Lori B. Rassas, LLC


Workshop participants will learn about the types of situation which obligate an employer to provide a reasonable accommodation as it relates to the disabilities and the rights of employees to maintain their religious beliefs and engage in religious practices. . Upon completion of this training workshop, participants will


  • Understand the general prohibition of workplace discrimination and the concept of a protected class
  • Explain how religion is defined under Title VII
  • Identify a wide range of religious beliefs and practices
  • Explain how a disability is defined under the ADA and what types of medical conditions fit within and fall outside the Act’s coverage
  • Explain the extent to which an employer is obligated to provide a reasonable accommodation and what might impose an undue burden
  • Distinguish between essential and tangential job tasks
  • Define mitigating measures and explain their significance
  • Understand the prohibition of workplace retaliation

 The running time of this workshop is approximately one hour and includes checkpoints to confirm participation as well as a number of questions embedded within the presentation. The presentation will not move forward until the questions are answered. There is also a final knowledge check at the end of the workshop as well as an evaluation. A certificate will be awarded once a participant scores at least an 80% of each set of questions.