I was let go for not scheduling the day off. where could i go to file a complain ? or are they right ?

Asked about 1 year ago - New York, NY

I was fire by my employer for taking the day off. MY reason was that i was mugged and had to apply for my ID in the DMV and had to get my bank cards replace. They claim that i did not schedule the day off. There's been other cases that i had been sick and was force to go to work cause they claim i did not schedule the day off. Any day i would take had to be schedule or also i would get ridden up for it.

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . Unless you have a contract, you were an at-will employee and therefore could be fired for any reason or no reason so long as it was not an unconstitutional reason such as based on race, gender, religion, etc.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases.... more
  2. Vincent Peter White

    Contributor Level 18

    Answered . Unfortunately, it sounds like you may not have a viable claim. It is hard to tell from the facts we have here though, so I suggest contacting an experienced employment attorney.

    This answer does not constitute legal advice and you should contact an attorney to confirm or research further any... more

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