Worker takes a stand for ergonomic chairEmployee had permanent medical restrictions but believed he could perform job if company provided chair for periodic rest07/17/2008|Canadian Employment Law Today This instalment of You Make the Call looks at a worker who claimed his medical restrictions weren’t accommodated. An employee at an Ontario plant of TRW Canada, a manufacturer of linkage and suspension automobile parts, suffered a back injury in 1994 and received workers’ compensation benefits for three years. When he returned, the worker did a variety of jobs. At times he had back problems but was able to deal with them with help. In mid-2003, he was laid off briefly and returned in another job. However, he had a hard time with the new position because it was physically demanding. TRW tried to accommodate him but his back pain was too much. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.