The letter of resignation was meant to prevent you from claiming unemployment. File for unemployment and tell the state office you were forced to sign the letter. You can also sue them for wrongful discharge. Discuss your options with an employment lawyer. The company may also have violated the American with Disabilities
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ct which requires employers to make reasonable accomodations for employees like you.
You should locate and speak to an attorney about your situation. Contact local legal aid offices, as you may quailify for one of the programs. You may also locate an attorney here, on AVVO, or through the Mass Bar Lawyer Referral Program (http://www.massbar.org/for-the-public/need-a-lawyer).
If there is a good claim and a chance to recover damages you may find an attorney willing to accept on a contingency fee basis.
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