My employment was terminated by a large company in 8/2011 regarding mainly FMLA retaliation by my employer. I might have been protected by the ADA too but think I've went past my date to file a lawsuit. I was punished by a manager more harshly for talking FMLA. It is an objective fact that she punished me more harshly but of course the reason she did it is subjective. One example: I was given disciplinary actions for my FMLA days but when I filed a claim with the Department of Labor those disciplinary actions disappeared. Of course the claim came back as false because my employer lied about writing them. I have proof that they did though. I am just now seeking a lawyer because I have been very depressed for the past 11 months over the situation at work. (My spiral actually started before being terminated but it has basically continued this entire time. That's why I'm just now searching for legal advice.)
State/Country relating to question: Oklahoma
Nothing, this is my first time to seek legal advice.
Hello and thank you for the question. I am sorry to read of this dilemma.what outcome are you seeking?
To seek damages for my termination and emotional distress if possible.
Have you considered using threat of a labor board or civil court complaint for leverage?would you like a pair of directories to help in having a lawyer negotiate a severance?
No, I haven't. I'd be looking closer to a civil suit over just a severance package.
You can find local counsel to pursue both severance talks and the litigation option.I would suggest martindale.com and findlaw.comBoth are highly rated and easy to use to find a local option by location and practice.Is that fast, acceptable and clear?
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