Discrimination claims based on mental health rising

On Behalf of | May 31, 2022 | Americans With Disabilities Act, Workplace Discrimination |

The COVID-19 pandemic may be among the reasons for the increase in the last two years. The EEOC observed that “employees with certain pre-existing mental health conditions, for example, anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder … may have more difficulty handling the disruption to daily life that has accompanied the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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