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How must you accommodate people with epilepsy?

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in Discrimination and Harassment,Employment Law,Human Resources

About 2.3 million Americans have some form of epilepsy, which causes occasional seizures.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission just published a new fact sheet that explains whether epilepsy is considered a "disability" under the Americans with Disabilities Act (answer: sometimes), whether employers can ask applicants if they have epilepsy (answer: no) and how to deal with safety concerns about people with epilepsy.

Find the fact sheet at www.eeoc. gov/facts/epilepsy.html.

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