Donna M. Owens

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  • Wed Nov 14 2012

    Barbara Metzger learned she had breast cancer in early 2007. What happened next to the longtime office clerk was also life-altering: When she attempted to return to work, Metzger was fired.

    The dismissal, detailed in documents from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), provides a cautionary tale for employers about what not to do when workers return to work from injuries or illnesses.

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