is there a statue of limitation for a wrongful discharge casewhile on medical leave?

located in Illinois
fired while on medical leave dr provided medical information.
a unemployment hearing was held with a law judge who ruled in my favor.

Asked on September 27, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Illinois


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

If you are alleging that you were fired because of a medical condition or disability, in violation of the ADA, you have 180 days (basically a year and a half) from the wrongful discharge to file your discrimination claim. If you claim you were fired in violation of an oral (unwritten) agreement or contract, you have 5 years; and if you claim you were fired in violation of a written employment contract, 10 years.

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