Middletown, NJ asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for New Jersey

Q: Can I be fired from my Firm because my HR Director feels I'm immune compromise due to my having Hodgkins in 2013?

On 3/5 I was told to start working from home due to my immune system. Last week I was 1 of many asked to volunteer to resign. I don't plan on resigning. My Oncologist gave me a letter stating I'm not immune compromised since it's been 7 yrs that I'm in remission. When do I send this letter to the Firm to be place in my files?

1 Lawyer Answer
Andrew S. Abramson
Andrew S. Abramson
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Blue Bell, PA
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You should provide the doctor’s note to your employer as soon as you possibly can. Also, if you are eventually terminated, you should contact an experienced employment law attorney to evaluate all of the facts surrounding the termination as you may have a claim for perceived disability discrimination, as it would appear that it is not justifiable for you to be terminated because the HR Director feels that you are immune compromised due to having Hodgkin's in 2013.

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