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Was verbally and physically assaulted at work in front of coworkers and other witnesses. I gave written 2 weeks notice after the event took place. Now my boss says he is laying me off...where do I stand because I cannot collect unemployment

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you discussed the termination with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?

There is no hr and no with a lawyer yet it just happened yesterday

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you an "at will" employee? Do you belong to a union?

No union, private company with a hand full of employees, but my employee contract clearly states his actions as termination of employment

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I fear going back to work over the next 2 weeks and the stress is killing me thinking about it

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