Blog Posts Tagged "ADA"
The ADA National Network provides information, guidance, and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act.Continue Reading »
I attended a recent Cancer Legal Resource Center informational webinar on cancer and employment law and wanted to share some takeaways.Continue Reading »
A recent study conducted by the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), a service of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), shows that making an adjustment or changes to accommodate an employee’s medical condition usually has a positive impact on the workplace.Continue Reading »
You’ve decided to disclose your cancer diagnosis to your employer, what’s next? The Manager’s Kit is designed for you to give to your boss to help start or smooth the conversation. We've laid out the "need-to-know" laws that relate to cancer in the workplace, successful workplace strategies and tips for working with your HR department.Continue Reading »
Did you know an employer is not allowed to ask about your medical history, let alone if you have cancer? It's true! Your employer can only ask if you can perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.Continue Reading »
Someone recently asked me on Twitter: Do I have to disclose my cancer to a new employer? This is one of the most common questions that we get. The quick and simple answer is: no. However, you do have to tell if you are requesting reasonable accommodations in order to perform your basic duties.Continue Reading »
Welcome! Every week there's something in the news that relates to the world of work and cancer. Some are heartening--the stories of public figures like Don Imus and Patrick Swayze who continueContinue Reading »