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Settlement Indicates Employment Protections for Medication to Treat Addiction

DOJ (1/18) –– A former Tennessee correctional officer may receive back pay and damages after he was forced to resign for taking Suboxone to treat his opioid use disorder (OUD) [...] coming less than a year after the DOJ Civil Rights Division issued new guidelines advising employers [...] it is a violation of the ADA to discriminate against people taking Rx medications to treat OUD. Cont.

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