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  • Fired cancer patient Marla Gilson, ex-employer reach agreement

    May 9, 2011 | 3:08 pm

    Marla Gilson and the Association of Jewish Aging Services, which fired her after she was stricken by cancer, have come to terms.

    “As part of the settlement, AJAS has agreed to provide Ms. Gilson with additional severance and to provide financial support to help cover her medical...

  • For Marla Gilson, leukemia sparks massive Jewish bone marrow drive—and fight with employer

    March 29, 2011 | 12:22 pm

    Marla Gilson found out in January that she had acute leukemia.

    By March, she learned that her disease had cost her not only her good health, but her job leading an advocacy group for the Jewish aged.

    In quick succession, friends, colleagues and acquaintances in Washington’s...