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Workplace mental health discrimination

Mental illness is a common cause of workplace burnout and absences in Texas. Across the United States, approximately one in five adults are affected by mental illness per year. Employees who are struggling with mental health problems can request a reasonable accommodation from their company's human resources department.

3 examples of reasonable accommodations for disabled workers

As someone with a disability, you have the right to reasonable accommodations at your workplace. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers must make adjustments or modifications to jobs or work environments to allow disabled people to work, as long as the changes do not cause significant expenses or difficulties for employers. 

Rights of employees under FMLA

Employees in Texas should be aware of their rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act. The underpinning of FMLA is that it is supposed to help preserve family stability, which in turns makes for a more stable and productive employment situation.

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