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Under What Circumstances Is Caregiver Status Protected?

Question: If our employee has a child with special needs, are they considered to be in a “protected” category in any way? Answer: The employee isn’t necessarily “protected”; however, under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act– which covers private employers with 15+ employees and all state & local government employees) there is protection for employees […]

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