I have a disability. What are my rights at work?

2. Ask your employer for accommodation

You know best what your needs are. Think about things that could be done to make things fair for you at work. There are some examples listed in the answer above.

To get what you need, you have to explain why you need it. Make your request to your employer in writing.

For example, if you're coming back to work after time off for treatment, you might need some things to be different for you. You might only be able to:

  • do parts of your job
  • do other kinds of work for your employer
  • work flexible hours
  • work fewer hours
  • work from home

You may want to get advice about asking your employer for . You can contact the Human Rights Legal Support Centre for free legal advice and information. For example, they can help you decide:

  • what to say to your employer about your
  • what to ask your employer for
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