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This is an unfortunate situation,
under the law in MI,
an employer can terminate any employee at anytime and for any reason,except if the employee is a member of a Union, or has an employment contract where the contract stated, an employee cannot be terminated without cause
If you have a contract that states you can only be terminated for cause, you could have a valid wrongful discharge,
If you do not have a specific contract,
a wrongful discharge case will not be allowed,
Michigan is an at will State,
Unless you can claim discrimination, a lawsuit will not be possible,
If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to ask.
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If I could possibly prove that they fired me to place someone else in my position and possibly prove age discrimination, would I have a case?
it is possible if you are 40 years are over,
and they replaced you with a younger worker,
I am 59 years old.
if that is the case, you can file an EEOC complaint,
and they will investigate the matter, and if they find that discrimination may be a factor,
they would allow you to bring a lawsuit.
How do I go about filing an EEOC complaint?
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)Detroit District Office477 Michigan AvenueRoom 865Detroit, MINNN-NN-NNNNbr/>Phone:(NNN) NNN-NNNNbr/>TTY:(NNN) NNN-NNNN/p>
You can contact them
by phone, and advise them you want to file a complaint.
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Thank you for the information. I will contact the EEOC and I will let you know how that goes! I appreciate your help.
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