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Re: Donít let disability excuse worker misconduct( Article)

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Originally Posted by trishcan View Post
I guess that's the problem. People with impairments are afraid to disclose because they don't want to be viewed as weak or incapable or demanding special treatment. Those without impairments are happy to disclose because then they're a token disability hire to whom the employer has to provide nothing.

It seems that people with diagnoses/disabilities are really not well educated on their rights and responsibilities. Up to and including that when you're at at-will employee, you can be fired for any reason--and there are plenty of reasons an employer can find outside your disability, if it comes down to it. She seemed to think she was somehow "unfireable" just because she had ADHD. And thankfully, that's not how this **** works.
really good point trish.
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