I am a 79 year old male/white, now on Medicare, a retired civilian pilot and because of strict FAA Medical requirements that will not allow me to use my FAA Pilot Certificates. I went through extensive training and received my DOT/ Certificate as a CDL-A Truck Driver, passing all Medical Requirements I received my DOT/Medical Certificate to use my CDL Certificate. Now; and because of my age and with the strain of over-the-road driving, I added the Endorsement's to drive Local and School Bus routes to provide the income, although less than with long over-the-road schedules. In February 2014, I was hired by the Holland, Michigan School District, went through the Michigan State Bus Training requirements, and drove through the rest of the 2014 school year transporting special need children. Although I had to meet with the Administration and Transportation Departments Managers to discuss the lack of safety I had experienced that should be followed-up on, the meeting with School Administration assured me that issues would be corrected. believing all was well. With the August 20th date looming for all drivers to meet for reassignment for the 2014-15 bus schedule, which changed yearly, the Transportation Manager asked if I was coming. On July 25th during the summer break, I experienced what is called a: ENT NP/verigo moment of dizziest'; Medical Diagnoses: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo; the DOT's requirements before I can drive legally is 60 days. After advising the Manager of this he terminated me, while still employed. What Legal options do I have, in question of the above that my Employment Termination Record show's: Terminated without cause. My concern, my age and with my experience of Government, having experienced that first hand: FAA rules that had changed in 2009, that distroyed 25 years of my aviation career, and from what I have picked up on the Internet; Presented from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Thank You XXXX XXXX***-***-*********@******.***
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