While I was employed by this particular company it was in the companies protocol that I had to use my right hand ( I'm left handed) my ex employer is a franchise owner to a large body waxing business I had asked on multiple occasions to accommodate me I was told it wasn't protocol and had to figure it out. I struggled for 8 months it really kept me from being confident in preforming a service to my clients I finally got frustrated enough to quit it has been a year since I left, is there anything I can sue them for?
Unless something is going on that you have not mentioned, you do not have grounds for a lawsuit against your former employer. There is nothing in the law that would require an employer to accommodate left-handedness.
The closest legal theory I can think of that you might try to use is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), but it wouldn't work. In the first place, being left-handed is not a disability. In the second place, ADA claims have a strict 300-day deadline, which has already expired.
Left v. right handedness is not a protected class. In order to file a discrimination lawsuit you have to have policies that discriminate on: race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetics or military service. The job can require that you perform the job a certain way. Additionally, since you quit and weren't fired, it would be hard to prove you had any damages since they took no negative action against you.
I am a Massachusetts attorney and answer questions based on Massachusetts law. The above answer is for educational purposes only and does not create an attorney client relationship or constitute legal advice.
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