Q: I'm disabled and was employed for a year and a half. Had to get a new prosthetic now don't have my job. What should I do
The new prosthetic was going to take about 4 weeks to get and my manager was informed. I just recently told him I would be able to come back next week and he has hired other people. I'm not on disability any longer and this job was very helpful with me working and being disabled. Can I file for unemployment... I am so upset because I loved finally working and now I'm not all because I had to get a new prosthetic that was the result of the wear and tear from working at this job
Losing your job due to the need for a prosthetic could raise legal issues related to disability discrimination. You may also be eligible to file for unemployment benefits, and I recommend consulting with an attorney to evaluate the specific details of your situation to ensure all your rights are preserved.
James L. Arrasmith
Founder and Chief Legal Counsel of The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith
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