I applied for unemployment and it is being contested. My former employer says that I quit but it is not so. I am obese, about 500 pounds, male and need employment. What are my cival rights under discrimination laws?
Employment / Labor Attorney
Your employer has the burden of proving you quit.
Your employer has a duty to accommodate your disability, if possible, but this inquiry is fact-specific. A great free resource is the Job Accommodation Network. http://askjan.org/ Given your situation, it would be well worth your time to call that agency.
Also try contacting a local lawyer in your state.
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