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I have received my annual performance review on May 1, 2012 before i left to take care of my terminally ill father and return to the States on June 22 and return to work on June 23. on July 31 I received disciplinary action for poor performance stated the same issue that appear on my performance review which stated" need improvement/ coaching counseling". Since June 23 until July 31 I have not received any coaching counseling or guideline on how to perform to my work standard or what is expected of my performance. How should I fight this?
Submitted: 5 years ago.Category: California Employment Law
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
Yes I do. As a department head in 5 star resort, I only have 2 chances in regard to documentation before the terminate my employment. I believe my documtation is pre matual and base on incorrect information. The new boss has no knowledge in my filed and only be with the department for 4 weeks.
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Hello and thank you for entrusting me to answer your question. My goal is to answer your question completely and thoroughly and to provide excellent service.

I am very sorry to hear about your father's health and this disciplinary action against you.

When you went to take care of your father, were you on FMLA-protected leave? Do you suspect that this disciplinary action was in any way retaliation for you taking such leave?

I very much look forward to assisting you regarding this matter.
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