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I am sorry that this happened to your wife.
Based on what you stated it appears that she was let go based on her disability and under the law that is a wrongful termination.
Let me provide the link were she file a discrimination complaint against the employer as well as information on the process.
Thank you for your patience.
You are correct.
"Rights to Equal Employment Opportunity
A complaint may be filed if, for reasons of religion, race, color, national origin, genetic information, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, arrest record, or disability, a person has been:
In employment, all jobs must be open to both men and women unless the employer proves that sex is a bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ--see the Pre-Employment Inquiry Guide in the Publications section of our site). A woman may not be excluded legally from a job for any of these reasons:
I can provide a link for local Attorneys that provide free consultations in the area that can personally assist her if that would be helpful?
"Complaints must be filed with the Michigan Department of Civil Rights within 180 days following the alleged act of discrimination. Complaints more than 180 days that do not also fall under federal jurisdiction may be filed in State Court within three years. Complaints may be filed in State Court without first filing with the Michigan Department of Civil Rights.
Complaints of discrimination covered by Title VII of the US Civil Rights Act occurring over 180 days but less than 300 days in the past may be filed at either agency but will be handled only by the EEOC..." https://www.michigan.gov/mdcr/divisions/enforcement/investigation/jurisdiction
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