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Having a mental health issue interfere with your personal life is hard enough. But having it affect your working life can be even more difficult. For one thing, there’s dealing with your mental health challenge surrounded by people who may not know about it or be sympathetic to what you’re going through. Then there’s the potential of being treated differently after your colleagues learn about your mental health struggles. Finally, there’s the possibility that you could lose your job.
Yes, getting fired because of a mental health issue could be illegal. But that doesn’t mean the threat of a lawsuit will always stop your boss from terminating you or make it any easier to find a new job after you lose your current one.
Read more on the originale article : https://www.forbes.com/sites/tomspiggle/2022/05/16/anxiety-disorders-and-mh-discrimination-in-the-workplace/?sh=4879110c731f