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Tarra Quismundo - March 2015
Inquirer.net reported that journalist Arlene Espiritu won a legal battle against her former employer for illegally firing her from her position as a news producer in 2009 for having lung cancer. The article explains how important this ruling was, not just for Espiritu, but for anyone managing work and cancer:
"For Espiritu, it was not a victory only for herself but also for all other workers afflicted with disease but productive, nevertheless. 'It’s a winning case for all cancer patients and all other individuals with a disease less than cancer,' said Espiritu who, since her termination, has never stopped working as a freelance producer for foreign news agencies."
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Original source: globalnation.inquirer.net