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This is a common situation,
unless the contract stated you would be paid, the law would not provide you that right, however since he terminated you before the 5 weeks notice, you would be entitled to unemployment compensation, as you would be considered a terminated employee,
your resignation would not hurt you as he terminated you before the time, so you should apply for benefits ASAP,
Well the contract doesn't specifically say so, I have applied for benefits. Which it sounds like will be awarded to me, even though they tried to say I resigned early
I had an interview today with unemployment and I think it went well
I have another question about my employer.
Is it possible to ask now?
Ok, I am a physician assistant moving from Chicago to NV to be with my family. That is why I originally put in the 5 week notice. My employer (the only Dr. I have ever worked with in my 21 month career) signed a very nice letter of recommendation to the licensing board in NV (singing my praises) which recommended me for my license. It is required in NV that a Dr. write a reference.
Well then the Dr. fired me. Short story: I don't think Dr. and her husband wanted to pay me, they made up a lie as reason for firing me. They told unemployment I resigned early so they wouldn't have to pay unemployment.
The waited to fire me until the Dr. had her vacation, at which point they no longer needed me because it is slow season
The NV application is linked above, so you can see the application.
Someone at the office told me today (the day of my unemployment interview) they sent another letter to NV Board and I don't know what it says, but I am assuming it says they fired me and they
(yes I already applied, the application is in process, I think they are sabatoging my application
That is fine, if the made false statements about you, I would send a letter threatening a defamation lawsuit,
I do not see how they can do that,
they can only claim you quit, which is not something that hurts your license, especially if you win the unemployment hearing,
I don't either but they are really vindictive people, and the husband is not the brightest
Ok so I can totally sue them for defamation of character if that is what the letter actually says, correct?
yes, if any false information was given, that would be libel ,and you can sue them for defamation,
Ok I guess I will have to wait and see if the NV board contacts me about it
If I live in Las Vegas, will it be relatively easy for me to enter into a law suit with them in IL?
I know that isn't the easiest question to answer, but it
is possible to file a law suit in IL while living in NV
you would hire an ILL attorney to sue him there
ok thanks a lot for your help
I am leaving the chat now
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