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EEOC’s New Guidance Tackles Cancer, Epilepsy, Diabetes, and Intellectual Disabilities

by May 15, 2013, 5:49 pm ET

eeocThe U.S. EEOC has some new documents out that help when recruiting and selecting people with disabilities.

The info covers cancer, diabetes, epilepsy, and intellectual disabilities.

They go over things like what you can and can’t ask candidates about cancer treatment; asking follow-up questions if candidates say they have diabetes; and similar topics about epilepsy. They’re at the links above; meanwhile, here’s a good list (scroll down when you get there) of some other EEOC web pages about disabilities.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to offer specific legal advice. You should consult your legal counsel regarding any threatened or pending litigation.