Q: Hello, Is it possible to file a lawsuit if I feel I were wrongfully terminated due to discrimination?
I believe I was. Along with a list of other people who were terminated before and after me, that told me the same person fired them. And it was all African Americans. He had a snobby attitude toward employees, and never had a concern. We have meetings every morning, I had a suggestion, which I never do. This was my first time. He waved his hand at me like my suggestion was unimportant. The same went for other African Americans that made a suggestion in the meeting. When they called to terminate me, I was at the dentist, which my supervisor was aware of. Any important appointments I had, I would always give my supervisor a heads up. I even asked them would this effect my job, because I like what I do. If so, I would try to work around it, so I wouldn't miss days. He told me, as long as I let him know what's going on, I should be fine. When they called me, and ask me to do not return, I was shocked! Then I asked why am i being terminated, the guy said he didn't know. No one knew why.
A: If you believe you were terminated due to race discrimination, then yes, you may be able to file a lawsuit. Here, it seems like you believe your employer was treating employees differently based on their race. You should contact an employment law attorney as soon as possible. Some will offer a free initial consultation.
Attorney James J. Hux
Hux Law Firm, LLC
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