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Ive been having problems at work with my boss. I went to the

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I've been having problems at work with my boss. I went to the doctor & found out the my blood pressure was up so I took a FMLA.During my FMLA I decided to retire. I found out my boss had paper to fire me while I was out on FMLA. I live & work for the state of Texas, can the state prevent me from receiving my retirement?

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Was your resignation/retirement accepted or were you terminated?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
No I have not been terminated. My retirement will be effected as of August 31.

Then no. You cannot be barred from your pension as long as you qualify for it due to your state service.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

What if my termination paper is dated before the 31st while I'm out on FMLA, could that affect my retirement then?


Not if they accepted your resignation.
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