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  • Are Disabilities and Serious Health Conditions the Same Thing?
    Are Disabilities and Serious Health Conditions the Same Thing?

    Are Disabilities and Serious Health Conditions the Same Thing? Unraveling federal regulations that govern medical issues If you’re uncertain of your rights regarding disabilities, injuries, and ...

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  • Can a Company Refuse to Hire a Recovering Drug Addict?
    Can a Company Refuse to Hire a Recovering Drug Addict?

    Can a Company Refuse to Hire a Recovering Drug Addict? What the Americans with Disabilities Act says about drug addiction There’s no lawful reason a company would ever be required to hire someone who ...

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  • Female Workers Awarded Nearly $1 Million in Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination Settlement
    Female Workers Awarded Nearly $1 Million in Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination Settlement

    Female Workers Awarded Nearly $1 Million in Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination Settlement Women claim they were treated unfairly due to pregnancies "Aren't you ever going to quit having kids?" ...

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  • Does Your Health Condition Qualify as a Disability?
    Does Your Health Condition Qualify as a Disability?

    Does Your Health Condition Qualify as a Disability? How coverage under the Americans with Disabilities Act is determined If you have a physical or mental impairment that makes your job more ...

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  • Is Obesity Discrimination Illegal?
    Is Obesity Discrimination Illegal?

    Is Obesity Discrimination Illegal? When weight issues may be covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act Is it really true that it’s harder to get hired if you’re obese? Recent research says yes. ...

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  • Company Must Pay $65K After Assuming Disabled Man Couldn't Work as a Truck Driver
    Company Must Pay $65K After Assuming Disabled Man Couldn't Work as a Truck Driver

    Company Must Pay $65K After Assuming Disabled Man Couldn’t Work as a Truck Driver Job applicant already had 20 years of experience as a professional truck driver Can a man who is missing an arm safely ...

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