Lansing, MI asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Indiana

Q: Was I wrongfully terminated?

I Informed HR that I was going to be needing to use some of my 12 weeks allowance of FMLA. I had seen a doctor the day I let HR know. The doctor just needed the forms from the HR department of work but she had given me a note excusing me starting on June 29th 2021. Then today on June 30th 2021 I received a missed call from my supervisor informing me of a meeting I needed to be at on June 30th 2021 at 3pm. I had a note saying I wasn't to be at work that day from my doctor. They were aware of this note on June 29th 2021 as I had sent a copy to my supervisor. Then at around 5:00Pm on June 30th I received a voicemail from the head of HR saying I was being terminated for a incident that occurred in the past that I had already been disciplined for. HR informed me that I was being paid until 6pm on June 30th and after this date I would no longer have insurance through them. They said the decision to terminate me had been made on June 25th but I had been on the payroll and insured through 30t

1 Lawyer Answer
Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH

A: Hello, more information is needed here. It would be unlawful for the employer to consider your use of FMLA in a decision to terminate you. I would reach out to an employment law attorney to schedule a consultation.

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