The Ohio Civil Rights Commission
Handles complaints if you feel that you have been discriminated against because of your cancer history. Complaints must be filed with the commission within 6 months of the alleged discrimination.
For your regional office in Ohio:
U.S. Department of Labor
Will provide info on the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Sections 501, 503 and 504 as they pertain to cancer survivors and their workplace. they can also provide info on the Family Leave Act regarding a care giver's needs, also Cobra etc...
Americans with Disability Act- you are not required to tell a potential employer about your condition. Guide for people with disabilities seeking employment.
Job Accommodation Network
An advocacy group that helps employees and their companies understand the American and Disabilities Act as it applies to cancer survivors. Also covered are issues of short-term and long-term disability and COBRA issues.
Patient Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that serves as an active liaison between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job discrimination and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis through case managers, doctors and attorneys.
Ohio Department of Insurance
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