Q: NY - Paid Family Leave (PFL) retaliation/discrimination to bond with my child.
I live & work in NY state. I applied for Paid Family Leave (PFL) to bond with my 4 months old. I notified to my employer on 04/20/2020 via email mentioning my leave start date (04/27) - end date (07/06) for 10 weeks. My employer did not responded to my PFL request for over one week but suddenly sent a termination email on 04/25 (SATURDAY) FALSELY claiming that he informed me regarding my termination over a phone call on 04/19 (SUNDAY).
THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO PRIOR COMMUNICATION REGARDING MY TERMINATION UNTIL I REQUESTED FOR MY PFL.
I see this as a pure discrimination/retaliation to forbid me from taking my PFL. Please help me on how to proceed on this.
A: What you posted is really screwed up, but in the light of the Corona virus people are being fired left and right just because there is no work. I wish I could give you a road map to follow. But, no attorney can tell you what to do without a consultation. If you want specific advice talk to an attorney.
For all anyone knows this post is being done by the person who wrongfully terminated someone and now is trying to cover there rear. I know 2 attorneys who post on here and avvo when they need legal help.
Everyone's situation is unique. Find a lawyer you are comfortable with, and come up with a plan going forward.
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