If my branch manager gave me a verbal 30 day leave of absence for family issues which wasn’t disrupting my work, do I have a case if I was then let me go?

Observed branch manager forging documents, such as timesheets, TB skin tests, and other paperwork.

Asked on August 2, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Michigan

Answers:

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

From what you have written, you may have a case for wrongful discharge with respect to the reasons why you were terminated due to your observation of improprieties at the office you worked for. I suggest that you consult with a labor attorney about your matter as well as make a claim with your nearest department of labor as to the reasons why you were terminated.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you retain an attorney to represent you.