Employment Lawyers Can Answer Your Employment Law Questions
Hello and welcome. My name isXXXXX am a Licensed practicing attorney and my goal is to provide you with excellent service today.
Did you ever apply for FMLA?
dID THE EMPLOYER HAVE 50 OR MORE EMPLOYEES?
If the employer has 15 or more employees,
and you feel the termination was due to yoru disability,
you can file a discrimination complaint against the employer for the termination,
under the law it is against the law for an employer to terminate an employee for their disability,
The office enforces the Arizona Civil Rights Act (A.R.S. Section 41-14 01 et seq.), by investigating complaints involving discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability and familial status in employment, housing, disabilities, public accommodations and voting.
Discrimination/Harassment – Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)Phoenix District Office3300 N. Central AvenueSuite 690Phoenix, AZNNN-NN-NNNNbr/>Phone:(NNN) NNN-NNNNbr/>TTY:(NNN) NNN-NNNN/p>
Be aware only FMLA provides job protection, so legally the employer can terminate you while on leave,
however if it was solely based on your disability, that would be discrimination and you can file a complaint, and sue the employer for the termination
If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to ask.
If satisfied please provide us with positive feedback, thank you
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).