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I was recently let go from my job in New York, after 7 years of good service. The reason given was that my job had been eliminated, but I have reason to believe that the real reasons were more personal. Nine days after leaving, the employer offered my job (which wasn't supposed to exist any longer) to a freelancer who had previously reported to me. They offered him the position hours after I had faxed an agreement (which I had to sign to collect my severence package), which stated that I would never sue the employer for any reason.
Do I have any grounds to sue?


Senior Member
This may have been illegal age or sex discrimination, and if that is the case you may have grounds to void the release you gave them. Ask a NY State licensed employment attorney on AttorneyPages.com.

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