essential job functions
- The basic duties that are vital to perform a job, which an employee, with a disability or not, must be able to do, even if reasonable accommodations are needed as per the Americans with Disabilities Act
- Though the candidate had a visual impairment, she was capable of performing the essential job functions.
- Under the law, a reasonable accommodation should be provided so an employee can fulfill the essential job functions.
- Despite his disability, he was able to complete the essential job functions of his job.