Work-Peanut-Free Floor

Posted on: Fri, 07/25/2003 - 9:28am
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I have a great employer and now have a peanut-free floor at work. This affects lots of employees and everyone has cooperated.

My employer is a large media conglomerate that trades on the stock market.

I hope this offers hope to parents of PA children wondering how their kids can be productive and support themselves as adults.

Posted on: Fri, 07/25/2003 - 11:48am
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Congratulations Cathlina! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Posted on: Sat, 08/09/2003 - 12:25pm
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Cathlina,
I am so impressed. I'm currently out of work on a medical disability because of PA. My doctor requested my company to eliminate peanut exposure from my office, and they determined that it was an "unreasonable accomodation." A couple of months ago I was exposed to a large level of airborne peanut protein and went into anaphylactic shock. My doctor won't release me with the risk of peanut exposure, and my job won't let me work without a doctor release. Therefore, I might lose my job over it.
I've been trying to research how others have dealt with workplace issues and I'm not finding much. I'm so glad to hear that your experience went well.
[This message has been edited by just michelle (edited August 09, 2003).]

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