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CAC at the White House's "Lead on Leave" Tour!

Cancer and Careers Staff on May 19, 2015

posted in ADA, FMLA

Our Beauty with Benefits collaborator, QVC, recently invited us to attend an important (and timely) event about workplace support. The White House’s “Lead on Leave” tour, a national series of conversations to promote paid-leave, made a stop at Philadelphia’s City Hall on April 21.

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Making FMLA Work For You

Eva LaManna on February 19, 2013

posted in Disability, Employer, FMLA

NPR recently wrote a piece on the employee experience taking time off under the FMLA, and their findings illustrate how important it is to know the protections available at your company.

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Your Legal Rights in the Workplace

Eva LaManna on February 23, 2012

posted in ADA, FMLA, Legal

I attended a recent Cancer Legal Resource Center informational webinar on cancer and employment law and wanted to share some takeaways.

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Introducing our Newest Publication: "The Manager's Kit"

Melissa DeLeo on October 31, 2011

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.

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Trend: Longer Chemotherapy -- How will it affect your work?

Alice McKenney on July 24, 2009

posted in Chemotherapy, FMLA

Chemotherapy is increasingly being given as "maintenance" therapy, continuing the regimen even after the cancer is under control, as a preventive strategy, according to a recent report in the New York Times. This approach is being used for ovarian cancer, multiple myeloma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Here, Rosalie Canosa, a licensed clinical social

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