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Pat Muldowney Talks about Options for Supporting Employees with Cancer

News / October 9, 2017

Partner Pat Muldowney is quoted in an article published in the Oct. 5, 2017, issue of Orlando Business Journal. The article, “When Cancer and Career Collide: How Business Professionals Reconcile Myriad Workplace Issues,” shares the stories of several businesswomen who underwent treatment for breast cancer while working.

Muldowney offered tips for employers when employees are dealing with cancer. “There are some legal restrictions you may encounter, but you need to get as much information as possible on how long the employee expects to be out, will they be able to handle their job when they return or will they need to do light duty or limited duty,” he said. Noting that most business want to do the right thing, he stressed the need for communication.

Read the article (registration required).