I was laid off on 6/18/12 after 23 years with UCDMC due to lack of work, which anyone in our clinic would tell you is BS. We are very short staffed. I was hurt at work on 6/24/11 and ended up having surgery on my R knee, I was treated very different when I returned to work. I have facts that my manager was telling in appropriate things regarding my work injury, my age and my physical condition to other managers and to the employees I work with and supervise.
State/Country relating to question: California
I'm not represented by a union since I'm a supervisor, so I have gone to Labor and Relations within UCDMC and have filed a grievance which has got me no where
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You would have a claim for wrongful termination in violation of public policy for being terminated due to filing a workers' compensation claim since you were injured at work.Additionally, you have a claim for age discrimination in violation of the "Age Discrimination in Employment Act" and disability discrimination in violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act.You can file a claim for discrimination with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing using the instructions available online here:http://dfeh.ca.gov/Complaints_eCompProc.htmThe Department of Fair Employment and Housing will investigate your complaint on your behalf and either file suit on your behalf or issue you a 'right to sue' letter so you can pursue your claim against your employer through a private attorney.Additionally, I would suggest that you look into hiring an attorney to file suit for wrongful termination in violation of public policy.You can find an attorney online here:www.lawyers.comI suggest that you hire an attorney on a contingency basis, so you only have to compensate the attorney if you receive a settlement or a verdict in your favor.Joseph41088.8817771991
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