breast cancer

Hospice Worker: Breast Cancer Got Me Fired

Hospice Worker: Breast Cancer Got Me Fired

Secretary reportedly fired six days before Christmas

A former hospice worker said she was fired when breast cancer treatment prevented her from working more than 30 hours a week. The CEO got a 30 percent raise. Read More »

'Undercover Boss': Cinnabon CEO Gives Sweet Surprise to Franchise Manager

'Undercover Boss': Cinnabon CEO Gives Sweet Surprise to Franchise Manager

Every so often a company is populated with great workers who go way beyond the call of Read More »

Susan Vinci-Lucero, Top Tech Exec, Fired For Having Breast Cancer, Lawsuit Says

Susan Vinci-Lucero, Top Tech Exec, Fired For Having Breast Cancer, Lawsuit Says

By Julie Bort A few months ago, Susan Vinci-Lucero was the senior vice president of marketing and product management for Good Technology, and its only female senior-level exec. And then she got breast cancer. And then she lost her job. The good news is, after a double mastectomy, she's on the mend. But now... Read More »

Va. Woman Fired Twice In Battle To Beat Breast Cancer

Va. Woman Fired Twice In Battle To Beat Breast Cancer

Connie Robinson has beaten breast cancer but these days feels like a loser because taking time off from work to treat the disease led to her being fired -- twice. Robinson first learned that she had breast cancer in October 2009, when she was working for an undisclosed Richmond, Va.-area organization as an... Read More »

N.J. Firefighters Banned From Wearing Pink Shirts In Public

N.J. Firefighters Banned From Wearing Pink Shirts In Public

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, something that many will have noticed by the pink that's flooding supermarket aisles, as reliably at this time of year as snack-size candy value packs. For a few days mid-month, even the Empire State Building will be a rosy glow. But some face opposition to spreading... Read More »

Working To End Cancer

Working To End Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and pink can be seen everywhere from lapel ribbons to football players' sneakers. With treatment advances, earlier detection through screening, and increased awareness, breast cancer death rates have been going down since 1990. In 2010, there were more than 2.5 million... Read More »

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