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EEOC says employer didn’t provide accommodation in fragrance/asthma case

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against a North Carolina employer for failing to provide an accommodation to an employee whose respiratory conditions were aggravated by fragrances in the workplace.  [Read more…]

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Do bad air and lots of stairs result in workers’ comp?

This employee was forced to breathe air with high pollution content while climbing up and down stairs at work. Was this enough to worsen his pre-existing asthma and qualify for workers’ comp? [Read more…]

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