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Q: can my job be terminated while I am collecting disability in FLorida

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A: In Florida, the termination of employment while collecting disability benefits can be influenced by various factors. The type of disability benefits you are receiving, the nature of your disability, and your employment status all play a role in determining your job security. Federal laws like the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state laws in Florida provide certain protections for individuals with disabilities. These laws may require employers to make reasonable accommodations and can impact whether your job is protected.

Short-term disability benefits may offer some job protection, while long-term disability benefits could have different implications for your employment status. Additionally, your employment contract, company policies, and state laws can affect the outcome.

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