Discrimination on the Job

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Question: At my current job I began outside, when my asthma began effecting me we moved inside to another position in a building where it did not make my asthma any better. Finally they moved me to a position where my health wasnt compromised, a month ago they gave me the option to go back to the two previous position that effected my health when I explained that my health was in jeopardy they kept insisting the same two positions stating they needed people their. Can I file a lawsuit for them forcing me into a threatening position?

Answer: - Usually, a company gives an employee an employee handbook which may contain information relating to work-related issues within the company. Additionally, companies cannot discriminate based upon certain conditions and if being forced into a threatening position falls within those certain conditions of discrimination, which an attorney can help determine, it may be best to talk with that attorney to help determine the best options to remedy the situation. The following links may also be helpful: - Arizona Attorney General’s Office Article or the American’s with Disability article found on this website.

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  • At my current job I began outside, when my asthma began effecting me we moved inside to another position in a building where it did not make my asthma any better. Finally they moved me to a position where my health wasnt compromised, a month ago they gave me the option to go back to the two previous position that effected my health when I explained that my health was in jeopardy they kept insisting the same two positions stating they needed people their. Can I file a lawsuit for them forcing me into a threatening position?

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