(1) Agency managers shall provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in all aspects of employment unless doing so would cause undue hardship.
(2) Agency managers shall encourage employees and applicants with disabilities to request reasonable accommodations at any time they identify a barrier to employment. A barrier may include a policy, procedure, or workplace arrangement preventing applicants from effectively competing for a position and employees from performing essential functions of their position or receiving benefits of employment.
(3) The obligation to provide reasonable accommodations applies to all aspects of employment. This responsibility is ongoing and a reasonable accommodation may become necessary any time a person's disability or job changes.