Telling My Employer About Sickle Cell Disease Was the Right Decision

Telling My Employer About Sickle Cell Disease Was the Right Decision

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Telling My Employer About Sickle Cell Disease Was the Right Decision

I didn’t reveal that I had sickle cell disease when I started my first job here in the U.K. As a new college graduate, and with the odds stacked against me because I had no previous work experience, I didn’t want my health condition to also affect my employment opportunities. But a month after landing my first job, I ended up having a crisis. I overexerted myself on a Friday and spent the weekend trying…

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