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Can an employer fire you for having heart disease or cancer?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
8 doctors agree
In brief: Ask a lawyer
We have laws in the United States against firing people for having handicaps -- indeed, under the americans with disabilities act, the employer must accommodate.
But in the alice-in-wonderland world of law, i've heard that a disease that does not produce disability or interfere with work can be an excuse to fire someone. Folks comment on the irony. Get an attorney.

In brief: Ask a lawyer
We have laws in the United States against firing people for having handicaps -- indeed, under the americans with disabilities act, the employer must accommodate.
But in the alice-in-wonderland world of law, i've heard that a disease that does not produce disability or interfere with work can be an excuse to fire someone. Folks comment on the irony. Get an attorney.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Employment at will
Employment at will is the law of the land and an employer can fire an employee for no reason at all.

In brief: Employment at will
Employment at will is the law of the land and an employer can fire an employee for no reason at all.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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