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I was due to receive stock rendered as well as a buy in of

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I was due to receive stock for work rendered as well as a buy in of future stock from the company I managed for the last 20 years. This was to coincide with the merger of another company. I left for alcohol treatment and was away when the papers were signed. Before I had a chance to get in and sign the papers I relapsed. The shares were no longer offered after that. I was still in outpatient treatment at the time and the relaps did not take place during work hours. Is this legal? I have recently been let go after returning to work for the suspension levied against me for the relapse.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Attorney2020 replied 1 year ago.

Yes, the termination was discriminatory based upon your disability of alcohol addiction. An employment lawyer would likely take on such a case on a contingency basis where you would not be charged anything upfront but a portion of the settlement would be split between you and the attorney. Here is a link in regards ***** ***** addition being considered to be a disability.

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