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Tina. I was fired in March of this year. I keep wondering if

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Hi Tina. I was fired...
Hi Tina. I was fired in March of this year. I keep wondering if I have a case or not? The employer claimed to let me go for missing work. What makes it a big coincidence is that it came about shortly after filing a complaint against the director for bullying and harassment.
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Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

Did you actually miss work?

You say you filed a complaint against the director for "bullying and harassment," was this harassment based only on your age/race/sex/disability/national origin?

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