Minneapolis, MN asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Minnesota

Q: Employment law. Forced to resign by Target corp due to severe mental health issues.

I was recently forced to resign from my position after I was on a leave that was approved by my director and human resources. I had a newborn baby in May 2023 and my wife develop to severe postpartum depression in that caused me Develop severe depression, panic attacks and horrible anxiety that prevented me from working. I was granted FMLA by my director as well as HR. I was responsive and in communication with both of them two weeks ago I received an email from HR informing me that I was being forced to resign due to, not communicating with HR. I was not offered any severance pay or any other financial help. I have no income at the moment, and I will be homeless in a month. What rights do I have Against my employer for wrongfully, forcing me to resign

1 Lawyer Answer
Robert Kane
Robert Kane
  • Eagan, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: This is matter you will need to discuss directly with an attorney to determine whether you have any viable claims. Your inability to perform your job is a concern. Your disability needs to be diagnosed. Your conclusions will need to be supported. The expense required to represent you will be considerable.

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