FIRING AFTER WORKPLACE INJURY
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 11:53 AM
AFTER I HAD AN INJURY IN MY WORKPLACE (UNDER 50 EMPLOYEES) AND HAD TO HAVE SURGERY ON MY FINGER I DECEIDED TO TAKE OUT A LAWSUIT AGAINST THE COMPANY BECAUSE I BELIEVE THAT THE SAW I WAS WORKING ON WAS NOT WORKING PROPERLY, I WAS THEN TERMINATED BY THE COMPANY. I HAVE ONLY WORKED THERE FOR FOUR MONTHS. DO THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TO DO THAT?
Posted 28 November 2012 - 12:06 PM
To learn more about your rights as an employee, you may wish to visit the Employment Law Center and read Losing a Job as a good resource regarding this subject matter. I also suggest you consult with a local Employment Lawyer to advise you further on this matter.
Posted 28 November 2012 - 12:32 PM
If you are located in New York State I would recommend contacting OSHA ( http://www.osha.gov/ ) about your workplace safety concerns.
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