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1 SanFranciscoZionist  Sat, Aug 18, 2012 1:18:57pm

Good grief.

Reminds me of a time when a very large business that shall remain unnamed had a similar problem. Their manager tried to stop a lady--who happened to be one of those ADA activists who go around going places and then suing--from bringing her service dog in with her.

This was after they'd already not had a ramp for her wheelchair. Two young employees had creatively solved that problem, but then the manager said, "No dogs".

"He's a service dog!" she explained.

"You don't look blind to me, lady," said the manager, thereby more or less blowing any chance of seeming sympathetic when the case came to court.

2 Bob Dillon  Sat, Aug 18, 2012 2:00:29pm

My service dog (Baruch) and I traveled nationwide from 1997 to 2006 (450+ commercial flights). We spent a significant amount of time educating others about service animals and ADA. This is the document I printed out, laminated and carried everywhere. Gave copies to business owners and/or their employees any time there was a question.

[Link: www.ada.gov...]

3 Mostly sane, most of the time.  Sat, Aug 18, 2012 7:40:40pm

If you have ever worked fast food, you can understand this story.

Namely, this was a fast food manager. Some are fine. Some are not. It's the bottom of the adult career food chain.


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