Can new worker be eligible for 'ADA leave'?

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Technically, there's no such thing as "ADA leave" in the same sense that the FMLA grants employees time off to deal with their medical issues. However, be aware that some disabled employees may be entitled to leave (even unpaid leave) as a "reasonable accommodation" required under the ADA.

Recent case: Black & Decker hired a sales rep who needed followup treatments for cancer. Six months into the job, she told her boss she needed time off for a biopsy. HR told her there were no options for leave because she wasn't yet eligible for FMLA. She requested time off as an ADA accommodation, but that was...

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