I am (?) a union employee of Verizon. I was injured in 2009 approximately 2 weeks before a layoff of 400 people. They mistakenly laid me off in 2010 with the rest of those people and it took 6 months to get them to reverse it for me only. They withheld my medical benefits, terminated my 401k loans etc., paid me severance and had to take it back. It took 3 years for the lay off appeal to be decided for Verizon. They included me again (laid me off) in Jan 2013 yet I have been sending all required documentation to their Workers Comp and Absence Administrator vendors who have continued to recognize me as having a valid absence by law. This is still unresolved almost 12 months later. They tossed me into a cobra plan that I did not request and now want me to pay $21000.00 for benefits I never had access to. They also again screwed up my 401k loans. I have no access to my medical reimbursement account. I am being paid weekly by Workers Comp, but Verizon payroll has not sent me the differential to half pay that I am entitled to by my contract since March 2013. Do I have a valid discrimination case against this corporate monster Verizon?
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