i have been employed with the hotel since 10/19/09. Does fmla cover me? When they hired me I was 7 months pregnant and they knew my due date later down the line. Technically my last scheduled day of work was to be 12/13 because my boss didn't want me risking anything. Obviously I was in no condition to call while in surgery and recovery. But several colleagues informed me that my boss and H.R. were well aware of my situation. The termination letter also stated that not only did I fail to call for my scheduled shifts I also neglected to arrange leave of absence. I'm confused because it was prior to christmas week that my boss and i exchanged text messages and she said she and i would talk after the holidays.
Should I seek an attorney here in washington? If so, can you recommend any?
Can they dismiss my employment under these terms? I have not heard back from my boss after our conversation via text msg yesterday, should I contact H.R. directly?
Thank you :) This is information is helpful. Can you please give me a few recommendations of attorneys here in Seattle.
Also, before I "accept" can you please clairfy for me whether or not WA FMLA covers me or not... If not, is it because my length of employment with this company?
thanks a bunch :)
I will consult the referrals you've listed.. Thank you so much!!
Happy New Year!
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