I would like to know what I need to look for as evidences to build a strong discrimination case as the reason for employment termination.
At my previous job, we do quarterly reviews and bonuses. I have never received a bad review and always got my full bonus. I was suddenly put on a 4-week long PIP for and I was dismissed 2 weeks into the PIP process (mgr complained I took a sick day). I believe the performance reasons are bogus, and this is happening because I took a FLMA and a bereavement leave during prior months. The culture is 80h work week and in my case 24x7 on call w/o any compensation as I am an exempt employee. My time off was not welcome due to that culture.
To my knowledge, the company (given the low # of employees) got served many discrimination lawsuits based on age & wageThank you all for your kind replies thus far. To be accurate, I misspoke and I am not trying to assess if I have a case. I would defer that task to an attorney. I would like to find an attorney to discuss my case and will be placing calls. But before I do that, I would like to know what info I need to gather to have a productive conversation w/ attorneys. I am sure I will asked many questions, but just wanted to a have a feel of what attorneys look for to make up their mind whether a case strong or weak. At this point, I am for tips so that I can accurately present my case to attorneys.
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