TikToker sparks debate after calling out employer for not accommodating for her 'time blindness'

A woman has sparked debate after sharing an enraged TikTok after finding out an employer wouldn't accommodate her "time blindness".

TikToker Sarah Trefren took to the video-sharing platform to address a recent interaction she had had, and her upset at not being given the response she was looking for.

She explained in the video: "So I just got yelled at for asking a very reasonable question. So I'm applying to go somewhere and I just wanted to know, are there accommodations for people who struggle with time blindness and being on time."
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While she believed that was a perfectly reasonable thing to ask, the response Sarah got was not what she expected.

She continued: "And then the person I was with interrupted and acted like I was asking something else, and then when we were done they actually started yelling at me and saying that accommodations for time blindness doesn't exist and if you struggle being on time you’ll never be able to get a job."

Sarah added that the person also told her: "Your stupid generation wants to destroy the workplace", to which she responded: "Well yeah, I think that a culture where workers are just cut off because they struggle with being on time when there's other solutions that we can look to - I think that just anybody who thinks it's ok to just treat people like that - yeah, that culture needs to be dismantled.'

She addressed whether her expecting a workplace to work around her timekeeping is entitled, adding: "And then I asked that person 'how can you feel good about yourself upholding this kind of system?'

"And then to think I'm entitled. No, if people think it's ok to treat others like this, that's entitlement."

Her caption added: "I'm tired of workers' rights not being prioritized in this country. And we're entitled for suggesting it should be different... I don't think so."

Understandably a lot of viewers were not really in Sarah's corner with this, commenting: "Arriving at the emergency room with a heart attack but having to wait 45 minutes because the doctor has time blindness", and: "what’s the difference between someone with time blindness and someone who just doesn’t put in the effort to be on time?"

Others added: "'Hey we’ll need you at work at 8am' 'I can’t do that because (made up time blindness)' 'Ok we won’t hire you' it’s really that simple," and: "I have terrible time blindness too but it’s not anyone else’s problem but my own honestly. Some problems need accountability instead of accommodation."
Another wrote: "What if a patient is in need of life/death surgery but due to 'time blindness' doctor was late and patient had to reschedule/ patient died?", and someone else rightfully questioned: "Do you stay at your job after your shift bc of time blindness?"

One pointed out: "Being on time is the absolute minimum requirement for a job."

A viewer who experiences the same issue added: "I have time blindness and I do alot of prep to be on time. It’s our problem," while someone else pointed out Sarah wouldn't like it if it went the other way: "You: 'hey, i didn’t get my pay today.' Boss: 'sorry, I have time blindness and can’t guarantee you get paid on time. You understand, right?'"

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