Rice Lake, WI asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Wisconsin

Q: Rights as Limited Term Employee for wrongful termination

I have type 2diabetes.. my blood sugar spiked and caused me to “lose consciousness” for a bit. I tested my glucose level and it was 245 which is high, as my level is 134 or lower. Was terminated for “sleeping on the job “. I wasn’t offered medical attention, even though I worked in the Health Service Unit.

What rights do I have, in regard to wrongful termination?

1 Lawyer Answer
Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH

A: This largely depends on whether your employer knew about your medical condition, that you weren't actually sleeping on the job, or that you needed medical attention. More information about your situation is necessary to determine whether you have a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act or state law. You should contact an attorney in your area to discuss in detail.

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