Accommodation Tales – All He Wanted Was to Be Treated Equally

We all have to attend meetings, but what if you couldn’t understand what is said.  For the deaf community in the United States, this can be a daily occurrence.  In this episode, we tell the story of Mauricio Centeno and UPS Supply Chain Solutions and how all he wanted was to be treated equally.

 Under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act require employers to provide individuals with a disability reasonable accommodations, not only so they can do their job but also so they can enjoy the certain benefits and privileges of employment.

Don’t make the same mistake this company did.

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Chuck Simikian, SHRM-SCP, Principal and Lead Consultant of Alliance HR Partners is the host of HR Stories Podcasts. He is the endorsed service provider of EAF and certified seminar facilitator and speaker for Pryor Learning Solutions. He is a seasoned certified HR professional and author with over 25 years of corporate HR experience spanning all aspects of Human Resources including recruitment, training, employee relations, benefits administration, payroll, and HR compliance. Chuck and his podcast-partner John Thalheimer, help Human Resource Professionals and Business Owners learn the best practices of human resources management.