The feds recently sued an Illinois manufacturer for discriminating against disabled job applicants. The company required the people to take a test during the hiring process that got the firm in trouble. Here’s what happened:
A woman hired to inspect Sony Electronics products before they were shipped lost her job after two days because the staffing agency that placed her “did not want anyone bumping into her.” She said she was really fired because she has a prosthetic leg.
Everyone’s heard about the shortage of good personnel to fill manufacturing jobs — but there’s a potential solution right under our noses.
When a truck driver who’d safely done his job for 2 1/2 years asked his employer to cut him a break because of his aching neck, the company refused — a decision that later cost it $80,000.