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A family member gave his employer a doctor’s note seeking a change of jobs, or at the least modification of duties, during flare ups of arthritis. Less than a week later, the company provided a notice of termination. The ROE cites a shortage of work (but it’s likely a shortage of modified work), as the company has a posting out seeking a full time person who would have the same title as the terminated employee (but they have many and are always hiring).

The company provided the required two weeks pay in lieu of notice and all outstanding hours were paid for.
The union of the terminated employee states everything follows the rules.

Due to the fact that your family member is in a union, he/she would need to pursue any severance through the union.
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