Cancer as a Disability: Your Rights in the Workplace

Event Date/Time: 

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
2:00 PM EST - 3:30 PM EST




This is a 90-minute session. NOTE times are EASTERN STANDARD TIME.

This session will provide an overview of the laws that provide protection in the workplace for those who are coping with a cancer diagnosis. Federal laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and state employment discrimination laws protect cancer survivors in the workplace. Discussed in this session will be issues including disclosure, reasonable accommodations, and requesting medical leave.  Time for questions and answer will be provided.

Presenter: Attorney Stephanie Fajuri of Disability Rights Legal Center's Cancer Legal Resource Center in Los Angeles, California.

  • This webinar will be presented via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing platform.
  • Real-time captioning will be available through the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing platform.
  • A telephone conference option will also available should you choose not to use the webinar platform.
  • Information on accessing the webinar platform and the telephone conference number will be provided prior to the session.

Screen Reader Users: Individuals who are using Screen Reader Software should review the instructions and information available in the Accessibility Guide for Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing

Presentation handouts will be available within 48 hours prior to the session. 

From the Sponsor: 

Region 3 - Mid-Atlantic ADA Center


Business, Employer, State and Local Government, People with Disabilities


State and Local Government (ADA Title II), Employment (ADA Title I), Education, General ADA Information





Registration Deadline: 

Tuesday, February 20, 2018