Reading, PA asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Pennsylvania

Q: I was fired for a no call-no show, but I have the phone log made to my employer. Do I have a case?

I was hired through an agency for light assembly. I was removed from the job I was hired to do and placed on a job that greatly exceeded my weight limits. I started to get lower back pain due to the heavier lifting. When I informed my employer, I was told there was no guarantee I could be placed back on my original job. I called off the next morning and was let go later that day for a no call-no show.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: You don't have a right to employment, and as you weren't an employee of the company that got you through the agency I don't see an ADEA claim. However you should fight for unemployment as it wasn't due to "willful misconduct."

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