Hello, I was fired yesterday. The paper handed me stated "failure to meet training expectation". I have been on the job 4 months and received little to no formal training from my direct supervisor. I requested training; weekly time with my supervisor to no avail. I am in NYS and feel this is something I need to pursue legally. Can you suggest what I should do first?
Optional Information: New York
New York is an At Will state meaning they can terminate you even without a reason but in this case since they gave you a reason that does not seem reasonable to you I would suggest you contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Department of Labor Offices in your area and file a complaint to have your case opened. One or both (depending on the details of your claim) will open a case and if you win you could be entitled to your job back, back wages, and other compensation and the employer could be cited and fined. You can find a local office for each by going to http://www.eeoc.gov/ and http://www.dol.gov/
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