Work forcing me in the office?
I'm 27 and I was diagnosed with inflammatory arthritis in my hands.
My current company is being taken over and a lot of people have left including my original boss who allowed me to work from home to help my condition.
I work in advertising so I'm at a desk a fair amount. I prefer working from home as I can get away from my computer if I need a break or if I'm having a flair up. I also don't have to lug all of my equipment to the office.
Sometimes meds make me sick so I also like being home for comfort.
Recently I asked my new boss to ease my workload (I've been taking on new accounts as people have left) and had a meeting with HR about my condition. They've basically told me I could get my hours cut and occupational health need to review my workspace but it needs to be in the office. I questioned this because whats the point in getting a workspace reviewed when I'm not in that workspace. I also sent a load of ideas to help my condition like using a tablet instead of a mouse and keyboard to help and got ignored.
I then got sent a link to do tests for fire hazard and a risk assessment which you guessed it, requires my hands to do it with. I then got told to a risk assessment for office only which I still don't understand why.
I love my job and I worked really hard for it so I would like some advice on how to get some back up if you will.
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