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I have been out on short and long term disability and my employer

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I have been out on short and long term disability and my employer just terminated me. Is that legal?

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Hello and welcome. My name isXXXXX am a Licensed practicing attorney and my goal is to provide you with excellent service today.

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Did you ever apply for FMLA?

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dID THE EMPLOYER HAVE 50 OR MORE EMPLOYEES?

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If the employer has 15 or more employees,

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and you feel the termination was due to yoru disability,

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your disability,

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you can file a discrimination complaint against the employer for the termination,

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under the law it is against the law for an employer to terminate an employee for their disability,

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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 Office
3300 N. Central Avenue
Suite 690
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Be aware only FMLA provides job protection, so legally the employer can terminate you while on leave,

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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

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If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to ask.

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