Wednesday, July 15, 2015

How are employers accommodating your disability?

How are employers accommodating your disability?

Federal public servants with visual impairments say their employer is failing to get them the tools they need to do their jobs. How well are employers accommodating you? Open lines with lawyer David Baker.

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  • Nancy Miller
I resigned from my teaching position due to lack of accommodation for an invisible illness - environmental sensitivity. I did get accommodation for chemicals/scented products, but NOT for electrohypersensitivity (EHS), which is a biological reaction to radiation frequencies from wireless networks (and is recognized as a disability by the Ontario Human rights Commission). 
There is an increasing number of teachers (and students) who can no longer tolerate being in a wireless environment for... » more
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  • Boltsy
@Nancy Miller I find it outrageous that teachers are not being accommodated for this environmental sensitivity. Sadly, I know a few other teachers struggling to work with the same sensitivity as you have. What the public does not know is the fact that radiation levels in classrooms with commercial grade Wi-Fi routers are far higher than radiation levels found outside within 100m of a large cell tower. This truth is one that will likely cost both students and teachers in terms of health... 

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