Long Beach, WA asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Washington

Q: I was fired via email after reminding my employer that they had verbally agreed to provide disability accommodations.

I was also denied breaks and lunches because they said most of their workers don’t need them because that want to finish their job on time. I was promised extra time to finish task because I asked them for it due to my muscle nerve disease that causes severe muscle fatigue. Then I was fired for not completing the task in a certain time period even though accommodation for more time was agreed upon verbally upon hire

1 Lawyer Answer
Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Licensed in Washington

A: While it sounds like disability discrimination, the case will likely be difficult to prove unless you have documentation showing your employer verbally agreed to allow you more time as a reasonable accommodation for your disability.

You can file a disability discrimination complaint with the Washington State Human Rights Commission or the EEOC.

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