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Legal Settlement in Job Discrimination Case Involving Fibromyalgia

By June 4, 2012

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NEWSBRIEF: A woman who had a job offer withdrawn after her prospective employer discovered she had fibromyalgia has now received a $95-thousand dollar settlement.

Update: This is one of several recent decisions protecting the rights of people fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome:

(Please excuse my brevity - I have an injured finger and typing is difficult!)

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June 8, 2012 at 4:18 pm
(1) NancyOK says:

I am so happy to hear that someone has won in a discrimination suit! My husband and I were discussing this issue a few days ago. We did not have the energy nor the knowledge to fight my former employer 12 yrs ago. I was given disability thru SS for Fibro, but my employer’s physician said that I was able to work! I just received my first pension check from my former job this month after waiting 12 years for the money and only because I turnedd 65.. Altho my pension was not a big amount, not collecting it for 12 yrs. added up to a huge amount. I am sure they hoped they would not have to pay me for too many more years since I am now 65.

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