Be the Boss Over Cancer

The day after my first Chemo I was told not to work anymore, concentrate on getting better and come back when I'm ready for F/T.  I advised 2 wks prior to ready for F/T for which I was told Friday before my first day back on Monday - not to come in and take it slow.  They hired someone new who is starting the day I am supposed to come back and he will be calling me to discuss my return.  Now that I am no longer on Disability and I am told not to come in, how do I go about getting paid.  I hear that they can't just fire me, but can they lower my rate or hours at will - as I've been out for 5 months?

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  • Sarah Goodell

    Sarah Goodell on Oct 1, 2013

    Cancer and Careers Staff Comment:

    Hi Pam,

    Thanks for reaching out! Our legal expert is currently out of the office but will return later this week and get back to you shortly after that.


    Sarah, Cancer and Careers Associate Manager of Program

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