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Work issues
An_258560 posted:
I have a few issues dealing with diabetes at work (I'm type 1)! I worked 6 hours today (usually am only scheduled 4-5 hours one or two days a week) and at the end of my shift which requires me to stand, as well as do returns for all that time frame (I work in a grocery store as a bagger) my feet were killing me. I wear diabetic shoes and socks and can't understand why this is happening! I also have an issue with not being allowed to have a modified schedule of the same days and hours every week-I was told that no one gets the same hours/days every week yet I think this is wrong because not everyone has diabetes at my work place and the supervisor was informed by me that I had diabetes and was shown ADA paperwork stating that reasonable acommodations should be made! Also, the HR person said the same thing, that I wouldn't always get the same hours/days and knows I have diabetes! How do I approach these people again and assert my rights without the risk of them firing me-they could use another reason other than diabetes to fire me!

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