Kansas Administrative Regulations
Agency 21 - KANSAS HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
Article 34 - DISCRIMINATION BECAUSE OF DISABILITY
Section 21-34-16 - Infectious and communicable diseases; food handling jobs
Current through Register Vol. 42, No. 12, March 23, 2023
(a) If an individual with a disability is disabled by an infectious or communicable disease and if the risk of transmitting the disease associated with the handling of food cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation, a covered entity may refuse to assign or continue to assign the individual to a job involving food handling. However, if the individual with a disability is a current employee, the employer must consider whether he or she can be accommodated by reassignment to a vacant position not involving food handling.
(b) This regulation does not preempt, modify, or amend any State, county, or local law, ordinance or regulation applicable to food handling which:
Authorized by K.S.A. 44-1004; implementing K.S.A. 44-1009, as amended by L. 1991, Chapter 147, Section 6; effective, T-21-3-27-92, March 27, 1992; effective April 27, 1992.