I very much understand you're trouble! I was dealing with hypothyroid, low adrenals, candida and my husband leaving for Iraq for 6 months and my boss was yelling at me because I was leaving at 5:00 on the days I wasn't scheduled to work late, instead of going around and asking if there was work I could do! (I was on salary, too...). Anyway, I did end up quitting and telling him that my doctor had said that the job was endangering my health. LOL... he felt like an ass... of course he'll never change.
The problem with small companies is that people think they can do whatever they want. They usually have no idea about the laws involved.
The ADA information is GREAT! I would also look up your local Labor Board and tell them your situation. There are certain things people just CAN'T do in a workplace.
If I recall you're in Arizona? I would suggest starting here: http://www.laborlawtalk.com/archive/index.php/f-52.html which is a board where you can post and ask labor law questions. Just to get a feel for what your rights are. You may end up finding out some laws applicable to the situation that you can make your boss aware of. Or, the Labor Board might just take a look themselves.
Also, go here: http://www.laborlawtalk.com/ . This is a labor law board where you can post your situation and get some ideas from other people.
Just a suggestion.
All of this aside, the one thing I had to accept (and I think you might, too), is that your employer is not going to be reasonable, logical or caring. I too kept thinking if I just explained, that he would understand and work with me. But this was never going to happen.
And unfortunately, working for small businesses is dicey for just this reason.
Sorry you're going through this. I completely understand your pain!
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