She said she found some comfort in an online support group that connects her with others trying to navigate recovery and career changes.
Bailey, who worked as a charity campaign coordinator in London, wasn’t renewed last year after the deal ended. “I’m not sure where to go next. I can’t do the job I used to like.”
“Another unequal burden”
Philippa Dunne, one of the authors of a report published by the SolveLongCovid Initiative, a non-profit research and advocacy organization, has adopted strong policies for the protection of persons with disabilities in some Western European countries.
However, there is less protection in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, unvaccinated people may be at increased risk of developing long Covids, so companies in areas with low vaccination rates, such as the South, are in areas with high vaccinations. There may be a shortage of workers than companies. Rate, Dan said.
“It will be another unequal burden,” Dan said. “The South already has a much higher disability rate than the Northeast and Midwest, which will be even worse.”
A major logistic hurdle in the United States for employees who have Long Covid You will be eligible for unemployment allowance. There is no single test to diagnose it, and it is only vaguely defined and many are still unknown.It can make it difficult for people to be diagnosed Gain access to disability benefits.. It can also complicate responses from employers who are still navigating how to handle coronavirus-related work issues, including whether covid vaccination should be mandatory for workers. I have.
Katie Brennan, an adviser to the Human Resources Management Association, said employers must consider their legal obligations to employees under the Federal Family Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. FMLA allows eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of leave and may also provide state protection, she said.