Discrimination in the Workplace

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Dec 22, 2011 in , , | No Comments

Don’t let employers discriminate against you for health reasons.

Many people in the workforce have medical conditions that require medication, doctors visits for monitoring, and personal vigilance to keep problems under control. But for the vast majority, their health issues don’t directly affect the quality of their work. So, why is it that employers sometimes discriminate against people? Most likely it’s fear and ignorance. What should job seekers disclose?

Here are a few tips I’ve condensed from On The Job, by Marcia Levine Mazzur, to help job seekers and those employed, to protect against this type of employment discrimination: