(1) Agency managers shall serve as the approval authority for all reasonable accommodation requests.

(2) If agency managers determine the request is reasonable, they shall:

(a) grant the request and notify the employee or applicant in writing of their decision;

(b) implement the accommodation as soon as practical;

(c) follow up with the employee or applicant to ensure the accommodation is effective;

(d) continue the interactive process if the accommodation is not effective, the need for the accommodation has changed, or the job has changed; and

(e) continue the interactive process until they find an alternative or determine it is not possible to provide a reasonable accommodation.

History: 2-18-102, MCA; IMP, 2-18-102, MCA; NEW, 2011 MAR p. 1668, Eff. 8/26/11.