Dan Schwartz has been quoted in an ABC News piece about a Massachusetts woman who is now without a job after she claims she lost a job offer due to her severe peanut allergy. He commented on how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) could be applied to a case concerning a severe food allergy.
Dan was quoted as saying, "If an employee with a peanut allergy was looking to be hired to work in the warehouse of a peanut butter manufacturer, that may not be realistic." He following by stating, "A hospital may have some concerns as well. But allergies should be handled on a case by case basis. Just because an employee has a food allergy, doesn't mean that they can't be accommodated in some instances."
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