I was a truck driver for a company hauling steel. I was hit by the steel the customers were unloading causing a head injury on February 28, 2018. I returned to work on September 25, 2018. I was denied the chance to drive again and given an office job. The

On February 28, 2018 while being unloaded I was hit by a piece of steel. I was knocked down and hit my head and my left leg was broken also. They told me they could not get the video from the customer, but a couple of employees have told me they did see the video. They only let me set in the office getting paid per hour the same as I was paid while driving. They have not given me anything to do here, I feel they want me to quit.

1 answer  |  asked Nov 26, 2018 10:38 AM [EST]  |  applies to Texas

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Trang Tran
This sounds like workers compensation retaliation claim. If an employer is reducing an employee's assignments and pay after an on the job injury, they may be violating the Texas Labor Code by retaliating against an employee. More information about this issue can be found here https://www.tranlf.com/workers-compensation-retaliation/

posted by Trang Tran  |  Nov 26, 2018 2:25 PM [EST]

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