16. Disability and Pregnancy

"If disabled people were really heard, an explosion of knowledge of the human body and psyche would take place."
Susan Wendell

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i. Pregnancy

  1. NL 1: “Breast-Milk Work-Breaks – It’s Now the Law”
  2. NL 2: Pregnant? When, How, and What to Tell Your Boss
  3. QA 1: “Toxic smell in the office: what can I do?”
  4. QA 2: “I’m 35 weeks pregnant, and just been put on a questionable Performance Improvement Plan. Can you help?”
  5. QA 3: “Pregnancy: Rights under Disability, FMLA and Discrimination laws.”
  6. QA 4: “While on Maternity Leave, can I attend a trade conference?”

ii. Disability

  1. NL 1: “Telecommuting and Flex-Time – 15 Steps for Your Request and Success”
  2. NL 2: Cancer, Job Applicants & the Law – Eight Most Common Questions Answered
  3. NL 3: Disability Accommodation – Key Words & Phrases
  4. NL 4: How to Request Accommodation for a Disability
  5. NL 5: Is Drug Addiction a Legally Recognized Disability? Understanding Addiction, the Law and the Workplace
  6. NL 6: Self-Help Action Plan 1: “Totally Frazzled from Work? Here’s What You Can Do”
  7. NL 7: Your Complaint Labeled “Baseless”? Consider an “Investigation Push Back Letter”
  8. NL 8: “Interview After Employee Files a Complaint – 26 Pointers for Attending the Meeting”
  9. NL 9: “Need a Therapist’s or Doctor’s Note for Work?”
  10. NL 10: “Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 1 of 2)”
  11. NL 11: “Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 2 of 2)”
  12. QA 1: “Could having back problems be considered a ‘perceived’ disability?”
  13. QA 2: “If placed on a Performance Improvement Plan, should I disclose my Attention Deficit Disorder?”
  14. QA 3: “Pregnant and PIP’ed – What should I do?”
  15. QA 4: “What if the accommodation provided for my disability is not enough?”
  16. QA 5: “Does this sound like a legal case of ‘perceived disability’ discrimination?”
  17. QA 6: “Does what happened to me sound like a Disability Discrimination and Retaliation claim under federal law?”
  18. QA 7: Disability Accommodation – Key Words & Phrases

“If you live your life the right way,
your later years will not be a winter,
but rather a harvest.”

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