Cancer as a Disability: Your Rights in the Workplace

February 20, 2018 2:00pm to 3:30pm

ADA in Focus Webinar Series2:00 - 3:30 PM Eastern

Presented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

This is a 90 minute session.

This session will provide an overview of the laws that provide protection in the workplace for those who are coping with a cancer diagnosis. Federal laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and state employment discrimination laws protect cancer survivors in the workplace. Discussed in this session will be issues including disclosure, reasonable accommodations, and requesting medical leave.  Time for questions and answer will be provided.

Presenter: Attorney Stephanie Fajuri of Disability Rights Legal Center's Cancer Legal Resource Center in Los Angeles, California.

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  • Information on accessing the webinar platform and the telephone conference number will be provided prior to the session.

Continuing Education Recognition Available: Certificate of Participation

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WEBINAR HANDOUTS

Cancer as a Disability: Your Rights in the Workplace - One slide per page - Presentation Handout

Cancer as a Disability: Your Rights in the Workplace - Two slides per page - Presentation Handout

Cancer as a Disability: Your Rights in the Workplace - Three slides per page - Presentation Handout

Cancer as a Disability: Your Rights in the Workplace - Outline - Presentation Handout