Chronic Illness & Employment

Choi, Candice
November 2009
PN;Nov2009, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p46
Trade Publication
The article offers suggestions on how employees can cope with health issues at work. It cites that one way is by informing the boss so employees would know if their condition could interfere with work. Also, one must be aware of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) which requires employers to accommodate people dealing with chronic illnesses. It suggests that one may apply for social security disability insurance, which gives monthly payment of 1,060 dollars for an individual.


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