I was suspended from work on 4/12/2012 on an incident that occurred 3/28/2012. it was stated to me on 4/12/2012 I misused my supervisory position and created an environment where two employees felt harassment, intimidation, hostility and in fear of their lives. In addition they filed a police report on me, because they stated when I went to the employees apartment to help her with writing a correct statement. I got into a verbal conforntation, had to be separated and I threaten use of a firearm-this is not ture. I do not understand if these employees were in such fear why did the company continued to have me work with them, plus do one of their annual evaluation's. I would think the corporation since they were aware of these allegations on 3/29/2012 would have suspended me at that time and fired me. Also to date every police record department I spoke to could not find any report on me, nor could my HR department give me an event number. I was terminated 4/19/2012.
State/Country relating to question: Florida
I tired 3 lawyers and I guess it is about esay money? I went to all county police departments-no report found, and my grievance was denied.
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I see that you feel false allegations were made by employees to your employer.
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Did you have an Employment Contract?
Are you asking about recourse as to the employees who made a false statement or as to the employer?
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I am asking about both? In addition under Florida's new law for misconduct I was denied unemployment.
I will presume this is at-will employment because you do not mention an employment contract. In at-will employment, the employer can terminate the employee for no reason or almost any reason.
There are exceptions such as when discrimination is involved.
Federal and state law prohibit only certain groups from discrimination. For example, race, gender, and religion are protected groups.i
I already know that. I feel so helpless because I feel everyone knew about the situation and waited until the program director came back from loa. The person who was in charge I feel she did not like me because I was white?
Race discrimination can occur against caucasian persons.
Let me provide some information and those complaints.
In addition I feel these African American ladies used my sexuality against me.
Truly it is a long story. I really want a lawyer to read all my documentation, and I still have all texts saved.
Yes I realize all of this, yet it appears many do not want the case and I know it is a Right to Work state. I thank you for you time, do you practice in Florida?
As to the employees, when a false statement of fact is made to a third party the victim can pursue a defamation claim in civil court.
Right to work state is a term used to describe a worker's right to work for an employer and not join a union.
It is often misunderstood.
If there is a discrimination claim, an EEOC complaint is a prerequisite to filing suit.
Often an attorney will not accept a case until the EEOC process has concluded.
I think Florida is way behind in the times, and all rights are for the employer!
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Do you understand that if discrimination is involved, it is typically easier to obtain an attorney after the EEOC process has concluded?
Hi JohnJ, I looked up all laws in Florida-You just confirmed the answers. thank you! I see not good aye?
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