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Was out on fmla from teaching job. Went up to the school during

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Was out on fmla from teaching job. Went up to the school during my off and found that my personal teaching items from my room were thrown in a closet. I called and asked if I had been fired and was told that another teacher who is not certified yet was going to finish the year for the student's benefit. I would be paid same but would be a floater. Just in case, after returning, I had Dr. appts or meds to get used to. Now, I am being told, after being lectured on my absences, that due to write-ups, my contract will not be renewed. This, after four years of bullying by the higher-ups after blowing the whistle on them over an employee who continuously lost track of children.

Thank you for your question.

This sounds like a case of retaliation for taking your FMLA leave.

What you need to do is file a complaint with the US Department of Labor Wage and Hour division. You may contact them at: 1-866-4-US-WAGE (1-866-487-9243)
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST

Tell them you would like to file a complaint for retaliation under the FMLA and ask for them to provide you guidance in doing so.

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