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Accommodating Employees in Food Service

Real-life accommodation case studies from the food industry


JAN provides this information as a way to share accommodation situations and solutions from food service jobs. For a more in depth discussion, contact JAN directly.

Situations and Solutions:

Individuals working at in the food service industry often report experiencing discomfort in their necks, shoulders, lower backs, and wrists. Also, individuals with mobility impairments often need work area adjustments that allow them to access their workspaces. Many individuals with these and other limitations are working in the food service industry. Individuals with vision, hearing, learning, cognitive, and mental health limitations are successful in this employment sector. An additional resource is available from EEOC, titled How to Comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act: A Guide for Restaurants and Other Food Service Employers