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Webinar: Preventing Discrimination and Providing Quality Benefits for Employees with Migraine Disease and Other Chronic Conditions
July 30 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
A free webinar
July 30, 2019 | 3:00 – 4:00 PM EST
People with migraine disease often experience stigma and discrimination in the workplace. They have reported a diminished work capacity, which contributes to such treatment. To level the playing field, employers must create a welcoming environment. educate employees to reduce stigma, take steps to prevent discrimination, and offer adequate benefits so employees can receive appropriate treatment.
In this free webinar, join a patient advocate, an attorney , and a disability and productivity consultant in examining the burdens of migraine disease in the work place and ways to reduce those burdens. While the main focus will be on migraine disease, the recommendations offered will be applicable to employees with most chronic conditions.
Topics will include:
- The impact of migraine disease in the workplace and the negative consequences of receiving improper treatment.
- An economic discussion of the burden of such conditions in the workplace.
- Tips from an attorney on preventing discrimination, reducing stigma, and offering comprehensive health coverage.
- Recommendations and resources on how to build a positive workplace, including insight from an employer advisory group.
Those who participate will earn 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification.