When a qualified employee with a disability is unable to perform his or her present job even with the provision of a reasonable accommodation, CBP must consider reassigning the employee to an existing position that she can perform with or without a reasonable accommodation. The requirement to consider reassignment applies only to employees and not to applicants. In attempting to reassign an employee as an accommodation, CBP will seek vacant funded positions for positions that the employee is qualified to perform. CBP is not required to create a position or to bump another employee in order to create a vacancy. Nor is CBP required to promote an employee with a disability to a higher level position.
When must CBP consider reassigning an employee with a disability to another job as a reasonable accommodation?
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