How Employment Discrimination Laws Protect Cancer Survivors

Learn more about your legal rights relating to employment:

Is it illegal for an employer to discriminate against me because I have or have had cancer?
Which federal laws prohibit cancer-based job discrimination?
Does every employer have to obey the Americans with Disabilities Act?
Does every employer have to obey the Federal Rehabilitation Act?
Which state laws prohibit cancer-based job discrimination?
May a prospective employer ask me if I have ever had cancer?
What if I need extra time or help to do my job?
Regardless of whether I consider myself disabled, if I am treated differently because of my cancer history, do federal and state laws cover me?
May an employer establish specific attendance and leave policies?
May I take extra medical leave without risking my job?
May an employer discriminate against me because a family member has cancer?
What types of job-related activities are covered by the law?
May an employer discriminate against me by failing to provide health insurance?
Can an employer discriminate against me because of the results of a genetic test?