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McDonald's allegedly sacked autistic worker for having 'shaky hands'

McDonald's allegedly sacked autistic worker for having 'shaky hands'

A Miami McDonald’s branch has allegedly fired an employee with autism before he had completed his first week of work.

The employee, aged 19, has mild autism which the branch in question was aware of before employing him.

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  • Boris
    Boris
    Wed, 6 Dec 2017 1:25pm GMT
    As a disabled person myself I can sympathize, however, if the employer hasn't actually given a reason to let this young man go it is a bit unfair to tarnish their reputation before getting the full story. I am in no way excusing this employer, and avoiding the gentleman's support worker doesn't exactly reflect well on them, but what happened to innocent til proven guilty? I hope that this chap does find another job, with an understanding employer, and that he'll get the independence he's after.

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