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Cancer-based employment discrimination

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor

Cancer-based employment discrimination

report (to accompany H. Con. Res. 321)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Cancer -- Patients -- United States

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    SeriesReport / 99th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 99-774
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14276257M

    Streicher “Cancer-Based Employment Discrimination: Whether the Proposed Amendment to Title VII Will Provide An Effective Anti- Discrimination Remedy” Ind.L.J Furthermore, in America the position regarding the protection of cancer patients generally, and cancer employees in particular, was best described by Professor Epstein, who. The same gap exists in the development of appropriate policies that protect individuals from discrimination based on genetic information or family history of disease. Policies and laws will need to address areas such as genetics discrimination in healthcare coverage and employment. • The New York Times Editorial Board writes that Mr. Obama “chose wisely to deliver a simple, dramatic message about economic fairness, about the fact that the well-off — the top earners, the big banks, Silicon Valley — have done just great, while the middle and working classes remain dead in the water.” And, the board adds, “Mr.


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Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor.]. Which federal laws prohibit cancer-based job discrimination. The Americans with Disabilities Act (also known as the “ADA”) and the Federal Rehabilitation Act prohibit some types of job discrimination by employers, employment agencies, and labor unions against people who have or have had cancer.

Which state laws prohibit cancer-based job discrimination. Every state has a law that regulates, to some extent, disability-based employment discrimination. Some laws clearly prohibit cancer-based discrimination, while others have never been applied to cancer-based discrimination.

State laws also vary as to which employers—public or. branch of the federal government, employment agencies, and labor unions. From J through Septemof all charges brought under the ADA % were cancer-based discrimination claims.[19,20] The ADA prohibits employment discrimination against individuals who have a disability,File Size: 65KB.

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Employment Discrimination Laws Under federal and many state laws, an employer cannot treat you differently because of. which state laws prohibit cancer-based job discrimination. Every state has a law that regulates, to some extent, disability-based employment discrimination.

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Informing employers of a cancer history has strong legal protections, but it may also still have a few drawbacks. Age Discrimination in Employment Act Mary was promoted to supervisor but subsequently found out that Jack who was also promoted to the same job title was given $ more in pay for the same job.

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Cancer-based employment discrimination: whether the proposed amendment to title VII will provide an effective anti-discrimination remedy. 62 Ind. L.J. (No. Disparate impact and subjective employ-ment criteria under title VII.

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