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fired under recovery
Mar 12, 2004

I am HIV+ and ADHD. I recently became dependent on amphetimines and I took two weeks off from work with a dr note. I returned to work and worked one day. Then I called in because I was depressed and confused. I worked the next day and thenI went home for lunch on the last day and so ill I did not return to work. I called and notifyed but they called back two hours later and fired me. Is this legal?

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No one who responds to questions here is an attorney, so we're not qualified to answer most "is it legal" questions. Remember that being HIV+ doesn't change their perfectly reasonable expectation that you will do the job you were hired to do, up to their standards.

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