Has anyone ever been discriminated against or refused a job because of epilepsy? I understand there are some jobs that are risky for individuals with epilepsy,but let me tell you why Im asking this question. Im a Healthcare provider and I was seeing clients in home for an agency here in Jacksonville,Florida called Visiting Angels I had a seizure one night at my case. When I came back around my patient was ok and I was able to finish my shift. As a result of that they… read more
i was fired for having one in a pt room at work. the healthcare provider didn't know what to do with me. 10 years ago. work at home nice to be off at Christmas
Thank you . I hope everything is well now.
Yes I have had some jobs that harassed me and jobs that respected me and new about my epilepsy.
I use to work the grave yard shift at a poster printing company. We basically printed big posters for stores and shops. Anyway I don't remember having any seizures there , but iI think they new something was up with me . I was slower than they were and because of that was harassed and criticized. Every once in a while , if there was a cool poster , everyone would take the posters that didn't turn out right or perfect. There was this one poster I liked and my boss yelled and lectured me . But yet everyone else were also grabbing this poster. That manager in my area even tried getting me fire. It wasn't fun working there because of that.
Yes all the time till I started lieing on app then got hire and did very well boss said
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