So I was terminated about a month ago, while on fmla. I was on fmla for pregnancy, and on my fmla papers it states "may need days off for acute vaginal bleeding" which I ended up having lots of it and I would call in. But my employer was not counting my days as excused under fmla. So being that our attendence is a point system the days that I missed left me at a negative number. So I was terminated. Since then I have gotten doctors notes, call logs, and have spoken to my "ex employer" and my union, since I did file a grievence, but they are still looking into it. Another thing is they don't even want to give me unemployment. Because my employer is stating I had a no call, no show. Which is not true
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it sounds as if the company and already certified your FMLA leave. If you were also following their call in procedures, then the termination sounds illegal. You need to contact an employment lawyer yesterday!
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