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I was fired while under a doctors care (note to be out of work) Do I have any recourse?

El Dorado Hills, CA |

What are the laws of a non profit organization (funded through the city and county)when it comes to terminating a full time employee? This employee had just gone on Medical leave under doctors orders (Dr. faxed the orders to the office)

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Attorney answers 1


The answer to whether it was unlawful to fire you depends on a number of facts that are not addressed by your question and thus an assessment cannot be made here. You should consult with an employment law specialist who can hear all the details of your case and make an evaluation of whether you have any legal claims against this employer.

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