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hi, I have worked for my current employer for over a year. I was upfront with them about my disability and was told that they would send in a team of people to adapt the building and do whatever else was needed. They are a big multi-national so why would I not believe it? However, the reality has been very different. I had an assessment in November 2016, where among other things they said the main building doors and 2 internal doors needed powered opening to allow my access in my powered wheelchair. I was told that it would be sorted out and true enough a few months later a quote was obtained. It was a lot of money, so they decided they needed more quotes. They obtained one more after another few months, and the difference to the first quote was minimal. After I heard nothing for a couple more months I chased it and was told I had to submit a form for the senior leadership team to authorise spending. I did that, it was authorised, then another couple of months up to last week, I chased again. I’m now told I need to submit a “white paper”. I don’t want to appear paranoid but it feels like I’m having more and more hurdles put in my way, one at a time, rather than anyone saying here’s the process, follow it. My question is, when does become unreasonable? Can they keep doing this and claim that they are trying to help? My big concern is that any complaint will result in my short career with them being over, despite all their inclusive rhetoric. Unfortunately, this isn’t my first experience of this and I’m finding it a real drain on my confidence which also ruins my chances at this confidence driven company. I feel stuck between a rock and a hard place, how do I unblock things?
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