I've out on medical leave and the company I work out announced they terminated me. They have not contacted me directly or provided me a letter documenting the termination. Are they allowed to notify the whole company that I am terminated even though they

I am out sick on medical leave. The company announced I was fired to other employees but did not contact me or provide me a letter of termination. I found out I am fired but other employees that work there. Is this legal?

1 answer  |  asked Oct 4, 2015 6:01 PM [EST]  |  applies to New Jersey

Answers (1)

Natalia Shishkin
There is not enough information to analyze if your termination was unlawful. Without knowing more, depending on the duration of your leave, the size of the company, and other circumstances, you may or may not have a claim under the FMLA or the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, which requires employers to provide a reasonable accommodation to employees with a disability. Assuming that your termination was not unlawful, company-wide notification of your separation should not be an issue.

posted by Natalia Shishkin  |  Oct 4, 2015 8:47 PM [EST]

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