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Epileptic Worker Denied Nursing Home Job, Gets $80,000 And Apology

Epileptic Worker Denied Nursing Home Job, Gets $80,000 And Apology

Pamila Bourasa has epilepsy but has not had a seizure since 1980, thanks to medicine she takes. So when the 57-year-old resident of Vale, Ore., was hired to be a cook at the Pioneer Place Assisted Living Facility, she didn't think much about letting her new employer know that she might get a positive result on... Read More »

Epileptic Worker Sues: Says Bosses Called His Seizure 'Break Dancing,' Then Fired Him

Epileptic Worker Sues: Says Bosses Called His Seizure 'Break Dancing,' Then Fired Him

A janitor with epilepsy is suing his former employer in Mississippi for violating federal law after he was fired for having an epileptic seizure while working, according to a lawsuit filed earlier this week in federal court. Michael A. Hernandez was working for Harrison County as a floor technician in July... Read More »

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