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Thank you for the information and your question. If you were actually terminated, rather than just hearing that someone wanted to terminate you, and you believe that your weight and/or physical appearance was the reason for your termination, then you might have a valid discrimination claim to file with the EEOC or State. I say might because there would have to be a determination by the agency, or a court, that your weight rose to the level of a disability under the ADA, or maybe (if you are a woman) your gender was the reason you were held to a different standard than other workers.
I would recommend that if you are terminated, you sit down with a local employment law attorney who can actually gather all of the facts and discuss whether they think you would have success with either discrimination claim in the local judicial setting or with the local EEOC office.
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