Salem, AL asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Alabama

Q: I was recently let go from a job. They are claiming I was asleep or sleeping on the job, which I was not.

Fact is is I just wasn't the right ethnicity, they needed a Spanish collector. I went ahead and filed for unemp. but they keep fighting it, how is that legal?

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William C. Head
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A: You need a lawyer to assist you. If no contemporaneous report of being caught sleeping on the job was made, then the company has no evidence of dereliction of duty. Plus, many places of employment have cameras, and these can possibly refute their claims.

Your case seems like a retaliatory firing. Now, get help in proving it.

Call this Atlanta lawyer, (who used to work with me) to get a referral in Alabama, if you are going to hire a lawyer.

A J Lakraj, 404-214-0120.

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