ADA accommodations simple? Then make them

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in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources

A waitress, who suffers from dwarfism, saw her hours reduced and was fired after she repeatedly requested that her serving shelf be lowered back to where her former manager put it. The new manager said the lower shelf posed a safety risk. The EEOC filed an Americans with Dis­­abilities Act lawsuit on her behalf.

The lesson: The lower shelf will likely seem reasonable to a jury if the case gets that far.

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