Due to Rick’s question in my Draw the Law ADA post, I decided share this information with you all, as I know some of my readers like to coffice at Starbucks.
Anyway, Starbucks has recently agreed to settle a dispute with the EEOC over an ADA violation. The situation was that Elsa Sallard applied for a barista job at a Starbucks located in El Paso, Texas. The job did not require prior experience. Ms. Sallard is of small stature due to dwarfism (which is considered protected under the ADA). Therefore, she suggested as a reasonable accommodation the use of a stool or a stepladder for her to reach the counters and coffee machines. The manager there disregarded her suggestion, and stated that it would be “dangerous” then terminated her after orientation.
/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/hb-logo_websiteheader.png00Ryan K. Hew/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/hb-logo_websiteheader.pngRyan K. Hew2011-08-30 14:51:582011-08-30 14:51:58Starbucks has to pay 75K for Not Allowing Stool Use