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How does one find an employment lawyer in Connecticut?

I don't know of anyone to recommend one. I looked in the local Yellow Pages but which one? Supposedly, I was displaced due to restructuring which is questionable. I was given a suspicious Separation Agreement and General Release of All Claims to sign. In this Agreement it states "do not sign without the advice of a lawyer". I was given a terrible severance package and told not to discuss it with anyone. I was given a cheezy, generic reference letter and was told "no phone calls for references". This is hurting my job search along with the fact that I am 55 years old. I was told my co-worker would be terminated in another week and now found out that she is being given special privileges because she was formally employed with the parent company and will be getting a different severance package because of that. Additionally, I had filed a workplace harassment complaint against 8 employees of the parent company on 12/03/06 and 2 months later find myself terminated. Suspicious?

Asked By: intenselift - 2/13/2007
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Call the county or state bar association, and ask for the names of lawyers in your area that specialize in labor relations or wrongful termination cases.
Answered By: Ralfcoder - 2/13/2007
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look under employment lawyers in that section, or labor. maybe call one of the large labor unions and ask them for some names
Answered By: jim06744 - 2/13/2007
 
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