Fairhaven, MA asked in Employment Law and Personal Injury for Massachusetts

Q: If some1 is screamin at u & acting like they r gonna hit if u warn them if they hit u u will hit back a threat

At work this young girl decided to start screaming & yelling at me & humiliating he infront of guests & co workers even saying I shouldn't even be allowed to be a server cuz of my nasty missing teeth i never yelled at her i stayed calm the whole time even know i was humiliated but the 3rd time she acted like she was going to run up & hit me with a worker holding her but i simply & calmy said if u hit me i will hit back is that a threat?? I was fired cuz they said it was even know she was acting like she was gonna hit me & now i cant collect unemployment cuz of that one sentence they say was a treat i thought it was warning since I was calm whole time does this sound right??

1 Lawyer Answer
Michael Levin
Michael Levin
  • Framingham, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: You have an excellent question and one that could certainly be open to a case for wrongful termination, but you will need to speak with someone who handles employment law. (Worker's Compensation only deals with workplace injuries.) Use Justia's "Find a Lawyer" tab and search for someone in your area who handles employment law and let them give you some guidance.

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