Philadelphia, PA asked in Employment Law for Pennsylvania

Q: What do you do when your supervisor tells your coworkers about your medical condition against your wishes

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A: Unfortunately, you probably don’t have much recourse at the moment. However, I highly recommend documenting each incident, in case you enter litigation at a later date.

Having evidence that you have been regarded as disabled by your manager would be very valuable, if you’re ever discriminated against based on your medical condition. Merely sharing the fact that you have a medical condition is probably not enough to prove disability discrimination, absent some malicious intent. At this point, I would document all instances of this behavior and if the “sharing” turns malicious or otherwise becomes discriminatory I would complain to your HR department.

Hope this was helpful. Good luck.

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